John Charles Watrous

Personal

Birthday: 
8/1/1801
Birthplace: 
Colchester, CT
Date of Death: 
6/17/1874
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Selma, Alabama, 1830-1835
Private practice, Woodsville, Mississippi, 1835-1836
State representative, Mississippi, 1837
Private practice, Republic of Texas, 1837-1838
Attorney general, Republic of Texas, 1838-1839
Private practice, Galveston, Republic of Texas, 1839-1845

Education

Name of School: 
Union College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1828
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1830

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Texas
President Nominating: 
James K. Polk
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
05/29/1846
Termination Date: 
02/21/1857
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Court Name - Second: 

Texas Eastern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
02/21/1857
Termination Date - Second: 
04/19/1870
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
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