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Name Laurance, John
City Albany
State NY
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 1750 near Falmouth, England
Died November 11, 1810, in New York, NY

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

Born 1750 near Falmouth, England
Died November 11, 1810, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New York
Nominated by George Washington on May 5, 1794, to a seat vacated by James Duane. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1794, and received commission on May 6, 1794. Service terminated on November 8, 1796, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1772

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1772-1776, 1782-1785, 1800-1810
Continental Army, 1775-1782; judge advocate, 1776-1782
State assemblyman, New York, 1783, 1785
Delegate, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Confederation Congresses, 1785-1787
State senator, New York, 1788-1790
U.S. representative from New York, 1789-1793
U.S. senator from New York, 1796-1800


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