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Name Field, Richard Stockton
City Princeton
State NJ
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:

Field, Richard Stockton
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Field, Richard Stockton
Born December 31, 1803, in White Hill, NJ
Died May 25, 1870, in Princeton, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on January 14, 1863, to a seat vacated by Philemon Dickerson. Confirmed by the Senate on January 14, 1863, and received commission on January 14, 1863. Service terminated on April 25, 1870, due to resignation.

Education:
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1821
Read law, 1825

Professional Career:
Private practice, Salem, New Jersey, 1825-1832
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1833-1834, 1837
Private practice, Princeton, New Jersey 1834-1838, 1842-1847, 1855-1862
Attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1838-1841
Professor, Law Department, Princeton University, 1847-1855
U.S. senator from New Jersey, 1862-1863
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