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Name Paine, Elijah
City Windsor
State VT
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 21, 1757, in Brooklyn, CT
Died April 28, 1842, in Williamstown, VT

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

Born January 21, 1757, in Brooklyn, CT
Died April 28, 1842, in Williamstown, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
Nominated by John Adams on February 24, 1801, to a seat vacated by Samuel Hitchcock. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1801, and received commission on March 3, 1801. Service terminated on April 1, 1842, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1781
Read law, 1784

Professional Career:

Continental Army, 1776-1777
Private practice, Windsor, Vermont, 1784-1787
State representative, Vermont, 1787-1790
Judge of probate court, Randolph District, Vermont, 1788-1791
Judge, Vermont Supreme Court, 1791-1795
U.S. senator from Vermont, 1795-1801
Postmaster, Williamstown, Vermont, 1815-1842


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