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Name Harper, Samuel Hadden
State LA
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 1783 in Augusta County, VA
Died July 19, 1837, in Madisonville, LA

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

Born 1783 in Augusta County, VA
Died July 19, 1837, in Madisonville, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on March 6, 1829, to a seat vacated by Thomas B. Robertson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1829, and received commission on March 7, 1829. Service terminated on July 19, 1837, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on March 6, 1829, to a seat vacated by Thomas B. Robertson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1829, and received commission on March 7, 1829. Service terminated on July 19, 1837, due to death.

Professional Career:

Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1808-1829
U.S. Army, War of 1812
State representative, Louisiana, 1814-
Registrar in land office, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1821-1824
Clerk, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
City councilman, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1825-


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