Harry Innes

Personal

Birthday: 
1/4/1752
Birthplace: 
Caroline County, VA
Date of Death: 
9/20/1816
Place of Death: 
Frankfort, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bedford County, Virginia, 1773-1776
Administrator, lead and powder mines, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, 1776-1777
Land claims adjuster, Western Virginia, 1777-1780
Escheator, Bedford County, Virginia, 1780-1782
Superintendant of tax commissioners, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1782-1783
Assistant judge, Supreme Court of Judicature for the Kentucky District of Virginia, 1782-1784
Attorney general, Kentucky District, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1784-1789

The Judiciary Act of 1801 abolished the U.S. District Court for the District of Kentucky on February 13, 1801, and assigned Innes to serve as a district judge on the U.S. Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit. The Act was repealed on March 8, 1802, reestablishing the district court as of July 1, 1802.

Education

Name of School: 
College of William and Mary
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1772

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Kentucky
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/26/1789
Termination Date: 
09/20/1816
Termination Reason: 
Death
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