David Brearley

Personal

Birthday: 
6/11/1741
Birthplace: 
Trenton, NJ
Date of Death: 
8/16/1790
Place of Death: 
Trenton, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania, -1776
Continental Army, 1776-1779
Chief justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1779-1789
Delegate, Federal Constitutional Convention, 1787

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Name of School - Second: 
Read law

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/26/1789
Termination Date: 
08/16/1790
Termination Reason: 
Death
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