James Duane

Personal

Birthday: 
2/6/1733
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
2/1/1797
Place of Death: 
Schenectady, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1754-1762, -1774, 1775
Clerk, Chancery Court of New York City, 1762
Attorney general, Colony of New York, 1767
Indian commissioner, Colony of New York, 1774
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1776-1783
Member, Provincial Congress, New York, 1776-1777
Mayor, New York City, 1784-1789
State senator, New York, 1782-1785, 1788-1790

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1754

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New York
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/26/1789
Termination Date: 
03/17/1794
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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