Benjamin Tappan

Personal

Birthday: 
5/25/1773
Birthplace: 
Northampton, MA
Date of Death: 
4/12/1857
Place of Death: 
Steubenville, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Ravena, Ohio, 1799-1803, 1804-1809
State senator, Ohio, 1803-1804
Private practice, Steubenville, Ohio, 1809-1812, 1814-1816, 1823-1838, 1845-1857
U.S. Army major, 1812-1814
Judge, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Fifth Judicial District, 1816-1823
U.S. senator from Ohio, 1839-1845

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Ohio, January 20, 1834; rejected by Senate, May 29, 1834

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1799

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Ohio
President Nominating: 
Andrew Jackson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Termination Date: 
06/30/1834
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
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