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Name Morris, Robert
City New Brunswick
State NJ
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:

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

Morris, Robert
Born 1745 in New Brunswick, NJ
Died June 2, 1815, in New Brunswick, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Received a recess appointment from George Washington on August 28, 1790, to a seat vacated by David Brearley; nominated to the same position by George Washington on December 17, 1790. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1790, and received commission on December 20, 1790. Service terminated on February 13, 1801, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New Jersey
Reassigned on February 13, 1801, to a new seat authorized by 2 Stat. 89. Service terminated on July 1, 1802, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New Jersey
Reassigned on February 13, 1801, to a new seat authorized by 2 Stat. 89. Service terminated on July 1, 1802, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Reassigned on July 1, 1802, to a new seat authorized by 2 Stat. 132. Service terminated on June 2, 1815, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1770

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1770-1776, 1779-1790
Chief justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1777-1779
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