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Name Parke, Benjamin
City Salem
State IN
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 September 2, 1777, in NJ
Died July 12, 1835, in Salem, IN

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

Born September 2, 1777, in NJ
Died July 12, 1835, in Salem, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Indiana
Nominated by James Monroe on March 5, 1817, to a new seat authorized by 3 Stat. 390. Confirmed by the Senate on March 5, 1817, and received commission on March 6, 1817. Service terminated on July 12, 1835, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Supreme Court of Indiana Territory, 1808-1816

Education:
Read law, ca. 1800

Professional Career:

Private practice, Vincennes, Indiana Territory, 1801-1804
Attorney general, Indiana Territory, 1804-1808
Territorial representative, Indiana Territory, 1805
Delegate to U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana Territory, 1805-1808
Staff member, Gov. William Henry Harrison, Indiana Territory, 1808
U.S. Army, 1811
President judge, Indiana Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, 1816-1817
Indian agent, 1818

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Indiana, January 28, 1817; no Senate vote


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