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Name Blackford, Isaac Newton
City Washington
State DC
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:

Blackford, Isaac Newton
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Blackford, Isaac Newton
Born November 6, 1786, in Bound Brook, NJ
Died December 31, 1859, 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 December 31, 1859, due to death.

Presiding Judge, Court of Claims, 1858-1859

Education:
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1806
Read law with Judge Gabriel Ford, Morristown, New Jersey, 1810
Read law with Col. George McDonald, Somerville, New Jersey, 1810

Professional Career:
Private practice, Indiana Territory, 1812-1813
First clerk and recorder, Washington County, Indiana Territory, 1813
Clerk, Indiana Territorial Legislature, 1813
Judge, Circuit Court of Indiana Territory, First Judicial Circuit, 1814-1815
State representative and speaker of the house, Indiana, 1817
Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1817-1853
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1853-1855


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