Isaac Newton Blackford

Personal

Birthday: 
11/6/1786
Birthplace: 
Bound Brook, NJ
Date of Death: 
12/31/1859
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Indiana Territory, 1812-1813
First clerk and recorder, Washington County, Indiana Territory, 1813
Clerk, Indiana Territorial Legislature, 1813
Judge, Circuit Court of Indiana Territory, First Judicial Circuit, 1814-1815
State representative and speaker of the house, Indiana, 1817
Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1817-1853
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1853-1855

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree Year: 
1806
Name of School - Second: 
Read law with Col. George McDonald, Somerville, New Jersey
Degree Year - Second: 
1810
Name of School - Third: 
Read law with Judge Gabriel Ford, Morristown, New Jersey
Degree Year - Third: 
1810

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: 
03/03/1855
Termination Date: 
12/31/1859
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Presiding Judge, Court of Claims, 1858-1859

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