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Name Gilchrist, John James
City City not recorded
State State not recorded
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gilchrist, John James
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gilchrist, John James
Born February 16, 1809, in Medford, MA
Died April 29, 1858, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Franklin Pierce on March 3, 1855, to a new seat authorized by 10 Stat. 612. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1855, and received commission on March 3, 1855. Service terminated on April 29, 1858, due to death.

Presiding Judge, Court of Claims, 1855-1858

Education:
Harvard College, 1828
Harvard Law School, 1831

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charlestown, New Hampshire, 1831-1836
State representative, New Hampshire, 1836-1837
Register of probate, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, 1836
Justice, New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature, 1840-1855; chief justice, 1848-1855


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