John Cochran Nicoll

Personal

Birthday: 
10/7/1793
Birthplace: 
Savannah, GA
Date of Death: 
11/16/1863
Place of Death: 
Savannah, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Savannah, Georgia
Recorder, Savannah, Georgia
State representative, Georgia
Solicitor, Eastern Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1821-1822
Judge, Savannah [Georgia] City Court, 1824-1834, 1835-1838
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Eastern Judicial Circuit, 1834-1835
Mayor, Savannah, Georgia,
Confederate district attorney, District of Georgia, 1861-1863

Education

Name of School: 
Litchfield (Tapping Reeve) Law School

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Georgia
President Nominating: 
Martin Van Buren
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
02/17/1840
Termination Date: 
08/11/1848
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name - Second: 

Georgia Northern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
08/11/1848
Termination Date - Second: 
01/19/1861
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
Court Name - Third: 

Georgia Southern District Court

Commission Date - Third: 
08/11/1848
Termination Date - Third: 
01/19/1861
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
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