John Baxter

Personal

Birthday: 
3/5/1819
Birthplace: 
Rutherford County, NC
Date of Death: 
4/2/1886
Place of Death: 
Hot Springs, AR
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Merchant, South Carolina, 1835-1839
Private practice, Rutherford, North Carolina, 1841-1849
Member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1842-1843, 1846-1848, 1852-1857
Private practice, Henderson, North Carolina, 1849-1857
Newspaper publisher, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1862
Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1857-1877

Nominated to U.S. Circuit Courts for the Sixth Circuit, October 25, 1877; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1841

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Sixth Circuit
President Nominating: 
Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/13/1877
Termination Date: 
04/02/1886
Termination Reason: 
Death
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