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Name Caldwell, Alexander
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born November 1, 1774, in NJ
Died April 8, 1839, in Wheeling, VA (now WV)

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born November 1, 1774, in NJ
Died April 8, 1839, in Wheeling, VA (now WV)

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Received a recess appointment from John Quincy Adams on October 28, 1825, to a seat vacated by Phillip C. Pendleton; nominated to the same position by John Quincy Adams on December 13, 1825. Confirmed by the Senate on January 3, 1826, and received commission on January 3, 1826. Service terminated on April 8, 1839, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1816

Professional Career:

Private practice, Westville, Pennsylvania, 1816-1818
Private practice, Missouri, 1818-1820
Private practice, Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1820-1826


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