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Name Rives, Alexander
City Richmond
State VA
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:

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

Rives, Alexander
Born June 17, 1806, in Oakridge, VA
Died September 17, 1885, in Charlottesville, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on February 3, 1871, to a new seat authorized by 16 Stat. 403. Confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 1871, and received commission on February 6, 1871. Service terminated on August 1, 1882, due to retirement.

Education:
Hampden-Sydney College, 1825
University of Virginia, 1829

Professional Career:
Planter, Albemarle County, Virginia, 1829-1871
State delegate, Virginia, 1852-1853
State senator, Virginia, 1859-1867
Rector, University of Virginia, 1865-1866
Judge, Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1866-1869
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