Henry Marchant

Personal

Birthday: 
4/9/1741
Birthplace: 
Martha`s Vineyard, MA
Date of Death: 
8/30/1796
Place of Death: 
Newport, RI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Newport, Rhode Island, 1767-1777
Attorney general, State of Rhode Island, 1771-1777
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1777-1779
Private practice/farmer, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, 1780-1784
State representative, Rhode Island, 1784-1790

Education

Name of School: 
College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania)
Degree: 
A.M.
Degree Year: 
1762
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1767

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Court Name: 

Rhode Island District Court

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
07/03/1790
Termination Date: 
08/30/1796
Termination Reason: 
Death
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