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Name Rossell, William
City Mount Holly
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:

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

Rossell, William
Born October 25, 1760, in Mount Holly, NJ
Died June 20, 1840, in Mount Holly, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Received a recess appointment from John Quincy Adams on November 10, 1826, to a seat vacated by William Pennington; nominated to the same position by John Quincy Adams on December 13, 1826. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1826, and received commission on December 19, 1826. Service terminated on June 20, 1840, due to death.

Professional Career:
Continental Army sergeant
Farmer, Mount Holly, New Jersey, ca. 1783-1801
Justice of the peace, Burlington County, New Jersey, 1795-1796
Judge, Burlington County [New Jersey] Court of Common Pleas, 1796-
Farmer and millwright, Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1801-
Justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1804-1826
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