Benjamin Parke

Personal

Birthday: 
9/2/1777
Birthplace: 
NJ
Date of Death: 
7/12/1835
Place of Death: 
Salem, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Vincennes, Indiana Territory, 1801-1804
Attorney general, Indiana Territory, 1804-1808
Territorial representative, Indiana Territory, 1805
Delegate to U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana Territory, 1805-1808
Staff member, Gov. William Henry Harrison, Indiana Territory, 1808
Judge, Supreme Court of Indiana Territory, 1808-1816
U.S. Army, 1811
President judge, Indiana Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, 1816-1817
Indian agent, 1818

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Indiana, January 28, 1817; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
ca. 1800

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Indiana
President Nominating: 
James Monroe
Party Affiliation of President: 
Jeffersonian Republican
Commission Date: 
03/06/1817
Termination Date: 
07/12/1835
Termination Reason: 
Death
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