Francis Hopkinson

Personal

Birthday: 
10/2/1737
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
5/9/1791
Place of Death: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1761-1766
Collector of customs, Salem, New Jersey, 1763
Merchant, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1768-1772
Collector of customs, New Castle, Delaware, 1772-1773
Private practice, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1773-1774
Member, Governor`s Council of New Jersey, 1774-1776
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1776
Member, Navy Board, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1776-1777
Treasurer, Continental Loan Office, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1778-1781
Judge, Admiralty Court of Pennsylvania, 1779-1789

Education

Name of School: 
College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1757
Name of School - Second: 
College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania)
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1760

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Pennsylvania
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/26/1789
Termination Date: 
05/09/1791
Termination Reason: 
Death
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