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Name Tyler, John
City Richmond
State VA
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:

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

Tyler, John
Born February 28, 1747, in York County, VA
Died January 6, 1813, in Charles City County, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Virginia
Nominated by James Madison on January 2, 1811, to a seat vacated by Cyrus Griffin. Confirmed by the Senate on January 3, 1811, and received commission on January 7, 1811. Service terminated on January 6, 1813, due to death.

Education:
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College of William and Mary

Professional Career:
Planter and private practice, Charles City County, Virginia
Continental Army, 1775
State delegate, Virginia, 1777-1788; speaker, 1781-1784
Judge, Virginia High Court of Admiralty, 1776-1788
Member, Virginia Council of State, 1780-1781
Vice-president, convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, 1788
Judge, General Court of Virginia, 1788-
Governor, Virginia, 1808-1811

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