George Parker Scarburgh

Personal

Birthday: 
2/11/1807
Birthplace: 
Accomack County, VA
Date of Death: 
12/21/1879
Place of Death: 
Norfolk, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Accomack County, Virginia, 1828-1844
Judge, Virginia Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery, Third Judicial Circuit, 1844-1852
Professor of law, College of William and Mary, 1852-1855
Commissioner, Confederate Court of Claims, 1861-1862
Private practice, Halifax County, Virginia, 1863-1865
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1865-1877
Judge, Norfolk [Virginia] Corporation Court, 1877-1879

Education

Name of School: 
Read law with Thomas R. Joynes
Degree Year: 
1827

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Franklin Pierce
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
02/11/1856
Termination Date: 
04/20/1861
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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