Buckner Thruston

Personal

Birthday: 
2/9/1764
Birthplace: 
Gloucester County, VA
Date of Death: 
8/30/1845
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1788-1789, 1791-1792, 1794-1802, 1803-1805
State delegate, Virginia, 1789
Commissioner, boundary dispute between Kentucky and Virginia, 1791
Judge, Kentucky State District Court, 1791
Clerk, Kentucky State Senate, 1792-1794
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, 1802-1803
U.S. senator from Kentucky, 1805-1809

Nominated and confirmed to Superior Court for the Territory of Orleans, 1805; declined

Education

Name of School: 
College of William and Mary
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1783

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
President Nominating: 
James Madison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Jeffersonian Republican
Commission Date: 
12/14/1809
Termination Date: 
08/30/1845
Termination Reason: 
Death
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