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Name Pennybacker, Isaac Samuels
City Harrisonburg
State VA
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 3, 1805, in Pine Forge, VA
Died January 12, 1847, in Washington, DC

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

Born September 3, 1805, in Pine Forge, VA
Died January 12, 1847, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Received a recess appointment from Martin Van Buren on April 23, 1839, to a seat vacated by Alexander Caldwell; nominated to the same position by Martin Van Buren on January 23, 1840. Confirmed by the Senate on February 17, 1840, and received commission on February 17, 1840. Service terminated on December 6, 1845, due to resignation.

Education:
Winchester Law School

Professional Career:

Private practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia, -1837
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1837-1839
U.S. senator from Virginia, 1845-1847


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