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Name Trigg, Connally Findlay
City Knoxville
State TN
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 March 8, 1810, in Abingdon, VA
Died April 25, 1880, in Sullivan County, TN

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

Born March 8, 1810, in Abingdon, VA
Died April 25, 1880, in Sullivan County, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by West H. Humphreys. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1862, and received commission on July 17, 1862. Service terminated on June 14, 1878, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by West H. Humphreys. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1862, and received commission on July 17, 1862. Service terminated on April 25, 1880, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on July 16, 1862, to a seat vacated by West H. Humphreys. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 1862, and received commission on July 17, 1862. Service terminated on April 25, 1880, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1833

Professional Career:

Private practice, Abingdon, Virginia, -1856
Town councilman, Abingdon, Virginia, 1835-
Clerk, Washington County [Virginia] Court, 1838-1852
Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1856-1861


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