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Name Bristol, William
City New Haven
State CT
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bristol, William
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bristol, William
Born June 2, 1779, in Hamden, CT
Died March 7, 1836, in New Haven, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by John Quincy Adams on May 15, 1826, to a seat vacated by Pierpont Edwards. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1826, and received commission on May 22, 1826. Service terminated on March 7, 1836, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, 1798
Read law, 1800

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1800-
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1812-
State representative, Connecticut, 1817
State senator, Connecticut, 1818-1819
Alderman, New Haven, Connecticut, 1818, 1821, 1826
Judge, Connecticut Superior Court and Supreme Court of Errors, 1819-1826
Mayor, New Haven, Connecticut, 1827
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