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Name Jackson, John Jay Jr.
City Roanoke
State WV
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 August 4, 1824, in Parkersburg, VA (now WV)
Died September 2, 1907, in Atlantic City,
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 4, 1824, in Parkersburg, VA (now WV)
Died September 2, 1907, in Atlantic City, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 26, 1861, to a seat vacated by John W. Brockenbrough. Confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1861, and received commission on August 3, 1861. Service terminated on June 11, 1864, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of West Virginia
Reassigned on June 11, 1864, to a new seat authorized by 13 Stat. 124. Service terminated on July 1, 1901, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
Reassigned on July 1, 1901, to a new seat authorized by 31 Stat. 736. Service terminated on March 15, 1905, due to retirement.

Education:
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), 1845
Read law, 1847

Professional Career:

Private practice, Wirt County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1847-1848
Prosecutor, Wirt County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1848
Commonwealth attorney, Ritchie County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1849-1850
Private practice, Wood County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1850-1851
State delegate, Virginia, 1851-1855
Private practice, Parkersburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1855-1861


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Case(s) JC-OH-0016 : Shreve v. Franklin County

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