Henry Brockholst Livingston

Personal

Birthday: 
11/25/1757
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
3/18/1823
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Continental Army lieutenant colonel, staff of Gen. Philip Schuyler, 1775-1777
Private secretary, U.S. minister to Spain John Jay, 1779-1782
Imprisoned by British in New York, 1782
Private practice, New York City, 1783-1802
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Judicature of New York, 1802-1807

Received recess appointment to U.S. District Court for the District of New York, May 16, 1805; declined appointment

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1774
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1783

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Thomas Jefferson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Jeffersonian Republican
Commission Date: 
01/16/1807
Termination Date: 
03/18/1823
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, March 9, 1808-March 18, 1823

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