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Name White, Albert Smith
City Lafayette
State IN
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:

White, Albert Smith
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Albert Smith
Born October 24, 1803, in Blooming Grove, NY
Died September 4, 1864, in Stockwell, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Indiana
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on January 14, 1864, to a seat vacated by Caleb B. Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on January 18, 1864, and received commission on January 18, 1864. Service terminated on September 4, 1864, due to death.

Education:
Union College, 1822
Read law, 1825

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York, 1825-1829
Private practice, Lafayette, Indiana, 1829-1836
Assistant clerk, Indiana House of Representatives, 1830-1831
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana, 1832
Clerk, Indiana House of Representatives, 1832-1835
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1837-1839, 1861-1863
U.S. senator from Indiana, 1839-1845
Private practice, Stockwell, Indiana, 1845-1861
Commissioner to settle claims resulting from the Sioux Indian Massacre, 1863
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