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Name Nixon, John Thompson
City Bridgeton
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:

Nixon, John Thompson
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nixon, John Thompson
Born August 31, 1820, in Fairton, NJ
Died September 28, 1889, in Stockbridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on April 28, 1870, to a seat vacated by Richard S. Field. Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1870, and received commission on April 28, 1870. Service terminated on September 28, 1889, due to death.

Education:
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1841
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), A.M., 1843
Read law, 1844

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1845-1859, 1863-1870
State assemblyman, New Jersey 1848-1850; speaker, 1850
U.S. representative from New Jersey, 1859-1863
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