Benjamin Bourne

Personal

Birthday: 
12/9/1755
Birthplace: 
Bristol, RI
Date of Death: 
9/17/1808
Place of Death: 
Bristol, RI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy, Rhode Island General Assembly, 1780, 1787-1790
Clerk, Rhode Island General Assembly, 1780-1786
Justice of the peace, Providence, Rhode Island, 1785-1790
U.S. representative from Rhode Island, 1790-1796
Private practice, Providence and Bristol, Rhode Island, 1801-1808

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree Year: 
1775
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard College
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1778
Name of School - Third: 
Read law

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Court Name: 

Rhode Island District Court

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
12/22/1796
Termination Date: 
02/20/1801
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the First Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
02/20/1801
Termination Date - Second: 
07/01/1802
Termination Reason - Second: 
Abolition of Court
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