Alexander Rives

Personal

Birthday: 
6/17/1806
Birthplace: 
Oakridge, VA
Date of Death: 
9/17/1885
Place of Death: 
Charlottesville, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Planter, Albemarle County, Virginia, 1829-1871
State delegate, Virginia, 1852-1853
State senator, Virginia, 1859-1867
Rector, University of Virginia, 1865-1866
Judge, Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1866-1869

Education

Name of School: 
Hampden-Sydney College
Degree Year: 
1825
Name of School - Second: 
University of Virginia
Degree Year - Second: 
1829

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/06/1871
Termination Date: 
08/01/1882
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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