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Name Boyle, John
City Lancaster
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 28, 1774, in Botetourt County, VA
Died January 28, 1834, near Danville, KY
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 28, 1774, in Botetourt County, VA
Died January 28, 1834, near Danville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Kentucky
Received a recess appointment from John Quincy Adams on October 20, 1826, to a seat vacated by Robert Trimble; nominated to the same position by John Quincy Adams on December 13, 1826. Confirmed by the Senate on February 12, 1827, and received commission on February 12, 1827. Service terminated on January 28, 1834, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1797

Professional Career:

Private practice, Lancaster, Kentucky, 1797-1802
Deputy counselor at law, Kentucky Court of Quarter Sessions, 1797
State representative, Kentucky, 1800
U.S. representative from Kentucky, 1803-1809
Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1809-1826; chief judge, 1810-1826


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