Egbert Benson

Personal

Birthday: 
6/21/1746
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
8/24/1833
Place of Death: 
Jamaica, Long Island, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Red Hook, New York, 1772-1776
Representative, New York Provincial Congress, 1776
State assemblyman, New York, 1777-1781
Attorney general, State of New York, 1777-1789
Delegate, Federal Constitutional Convention, 1787
U.S. representative from New York, 1789-1793, 1813-1815
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Judicature of New York, 1794-1801
Private practice, New York City, 1802-1813, 1815-1833

Education

Name of School: 
King`s College (now Columbia University)
Degree Year: 
1765
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1769

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the Second Circuit
President Nominating: 
John Adams
Party Affiliation of President: 
Federalist
Commission Date: 
02/20/1801
Termination Date: 
07/01/1802
Termination Reason: 
Abolition of Court
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