John Blair Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1732
Birthplace: 
Williamsburg, VA
Date of Death: 
8/31/1800
Place of Death: 
Williamsburg, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1756-1789
Member, Virginia House of Burgesses, 1766-1771
Clerk, Virginia Governor`s Council, 1771-1775
Delegate, Virginia constitutional convention, 1776
Member, Virginia Governor`s Council, 1776-1778
Judge, General Court of Virginia, 1777-1779; chief justice, 1779
Chancellor, Virginia High Court of Chancery, 1780
Judge, Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1780-1789
Delegate, Federal Constitutional Convention, 1787

Education

Name of School: 
College of William and Mary
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1754
Name of School - Second: 
Middle Temple, London, England
Degree Year - Second: 
1756

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/30/1789
Termination Date: 
10/25/1795
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Middle Circuit, Spring 1790-Fall 1790, Fall 1791-Spring 1792, Spring 1794-Fall 1794
Southern Circuit, Spring 1791, Spring 1795
Eastern Circuit, Fall 1793

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