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Name Winchester, James
City Shawan
State MD
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 13, 1772, in Shawan, MD
Died April 5, 1806, in Shawan, MD

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

Born September 13, 1772, in Shawan, MD
Died April 5, 1806, in Shawan, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Received a recess appointment from John Adams on October 31, 1799, to a seat vacated by William Paca; nominated to the same position by John Adams on December 5, 1799. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1799, and received commission on December 10, 1799. Service terminated on April 5, 1806, due to death.

Professional Career:

State delegate, Maryland, 1794-1796


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