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Name Wilmot, David
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:

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

Wilmot, David
Born January 20, 1814, in Bethany, PA
Died March 16, 1868, in Towanda, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 6, 1863, to a new seat authorized by 12 Stat. 765. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1863, and received commission on March 7, 1863. Service terminated on March 16, 1868, due to death.

Education:
Read law with Hon. William Jessup, Montrose, Pennsylvania, 1832
Read law with George W. Woodward, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1832

Professional Career:
Private practice, Towanda, Pennsylvania, 1834-1844
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1845-1851
President judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Thirteenth Judicial District, 1851-1861
U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, 1861-1863


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