James Moore Wayne

Personal

Birthday: 
1790
Birthplace: 
Savannah, GA
Date of Death: 
7/5/1867
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, 1810-1812, 1819-1824
U.S. Army captain, 1812-1815
State representative, Georgia, 1815-1816
Mayor, Savannah, Georgia, 1816-1819
Judge, Court of Common Pleas and Oyer and Terminer for the City of Savannah [Georgia], 1819-1824
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, 1824-1829
U.S. representative from Georgia, 1829-1835

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree Year: 
1808
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1810

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Andrew Jackson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/09/1835
Termination Date: 
07/05/1867
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Sixth Circuit, February 4, 1835-October 28, 1862
Fifth Circuit, October 29, 1862-July 5, 1867

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