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Name Todd, Thomas
City Washington
State DC
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:

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

Todd, Thomas
Born January 23, 1765, in King and Queen County, VA
Died February 7, 1826, in Frankfort, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Thomas Jefferson on February 28, 1807, to a new seat authorized by 2 Stat. 420. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1807, and received commission on March 3, 1807. Service terminated on February 7, 1826, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, March 3, 1807-February 7, 1826

Education:
Liberty Hall Academy (now Washington and Lee University), 1783
Read law, 1786

Professional Career:
Continental Army, 1779, 1781
Clerk, conventions seeking statehood for Kentucky, 1784-1792
Private practice, Danville, Kentucky, 1788-1801
Clerk, U.S. District Court, District of Kentucky, 1789-1792
Clerk, Kentucky constitutional conventions, 1792, 1799
Clerk, Lexington [Kentucky] Democratic Society, 1793-1794
Clerk, Kentucky House of Representatives, 1792-1801
Clerk, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1799-1801
Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1801-1806
Chief justice, Supreme Court of Kentucky, 1806-1807
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