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Name Creighton, William Jr.
City City not recorded
State OH
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:

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

Creighton, William Jr.
Born October 29, 1778, in Berkeley County, VA (now WV)
Died October 8, 1851, in Chillicothe, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Ohio
Received a recess appointment from John Quincy Adams on November 1, 1828, to a seat vacated by Charles Willing Byrd; nominated to the same position by John Quincy Adams on December 11, 1828. Service terminated on March 3, 1829, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
Dickinson College, 1795
Read law, 1798

Professional Career:
Private practice, Chillicothe, Ohio, 1798-1803, 1808-1809, 1811-1812, 1817-1827, 1833-1851
Secretary of state, State of Ohio, 1803-1808
U.S. attorney for the District of Ohio, 1809-1811
U.S. representative from Ohio, 1813-1817, 1827-1828, 1829-1833
President, Chillicothe [Ohio] Branch Bank, Bank of the United States, 1817

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Ohio, December 11, 1828; no Senate vote
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