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Name Gilchrist, Robert Budd
City City not recorded
State SC
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, Robert Budd
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gilchrist, Robert Budd
Born September 28, 1796, in Charleston, SC
Died May 1, 1856, in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Received a recess appointment from Martin Van Buren on October 30, 1839, to a seat vacated by Thomas Lee; nominated to the same position by Martin Van Buren on January 23, 1840. Confirmed by the Senate on February 17, 1840, and received commission on February 17, 1840. Service terminated on May 1, 1856, due to death.

Education:
South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina), A.B., 1814
South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina), A.M., 1817
Read law, 1818

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1818-1831
U.S. attorney for the District of South Carolina, 1831-1839

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