James McHall Jones

Personal

Birthday: 
12/31/1823
Birthplace: 
Georgetown, KY
Date of Death: 
12/15/1851
Place of Death: 
San Jose, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Plaquemine, Louisiana, 1843-1845, 1846-1848
Traveled in Paris and Rome, 1845-1846
Private practice, San Jose, California, 1849-1850
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1850

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1843

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of California
Court Name: 

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Millard Fillmore
Party Affiliation of President: 
Whig
Commission Date: 
12/26/1850
Termination Date: 
12/15/1851
Termination Reason: 
Death
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