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Name Davis, John
State MA
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 January 25, 1761, in Plymouth, MA
Died January 14, 1847, in Boston, MA

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

Born January 25, 1761, in Plymouth, MA
Died January 14, 1847, in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by John Adams on February 18, 1801, to a seat vacated by John Lowell. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1801, and received commission on February 20, 1801. Service terminated on July 10, 1841, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard College, 1781
Read law, 1786

Professional Career:

Delegate, Massachusetts convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, 1788
State representative, Massachusetts
State senator, Massachusetts, 1795
Comptroller, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1795-1796
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1796-1801


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