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Name Sewall, David
City York
State ME
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 October 7, 1735, in York, ME
Died October 22, 1825, in York, ME

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

Born October 7, 1735, in York, ME
Died October 22, 1825, in York, ME

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
Nominated by George Washington on September 24, 1789, to a new seat authorized by 1 Stat. 73. Confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 1789, and received commission on September 26, 1789. Service terminated on January 9, 1818, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1755
Read law, 1760

Professional Career:

Private practice, York, Maine, 1760-    , 1818-1825
Register of probates, York County, Maine, 1766-
Justice of the peace, Maine, 1767-
Member, York [Maine] Committee of Correspondance
Member, Legislative Council of Massachusetts, 1776-1777
Justice, Superior Court of Massachusetts, 1777-1789 (name changed to Supreme Judicial Court in 1780)
Delegate, Massachusetts constitutional convention, 1779-1780


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