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Name Monroe, Thomas Bell
City Montrose
State KY
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:

Monroe, Thomas Bell
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Monroe, Thomas Bell
Born October 7, 1791, in Albemarle County, VA
Died December 24, 1865, in Pass Christian, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kentucky
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on February 20, 1834, to a seat vacated by John Boyle. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1834, and received commission on March 8, 1834. Service terminated on September 18, 1861, due to resignation.

Education:
Transylvania University
Read law, 1821

Professional Career:
State representative, Kentucky, 1816
Private practice, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1821-
Secretary of state, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1823-1824
Reporter, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1825-
U.S. attorney for the District of Kentucky, 1830-1834
Law teacher, Montrose, Kentucky, 1843-1848
Chairman, Law Department, Transylvania University, 1848-
Professor of law, Tulane University, 1848-ca. 1851
Delegate from Kentucky, Provisional Confederate Congress, 1861-1862
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1862

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