John James Gilchrist

Personal

Birthday: 
2/16/1809
Birthplace: 
Medford, MA
Date of Death: 
4/29/1858
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Charlestown, New Hampshire, 1831-1836
State representative, New Hampshire, 1836-1837
Register of probate, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, 1836
Justice, New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature, 1840-1855; chief justice, 1848-1855

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree Year: 
1828
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree Year - Second: 
1831

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Franklin Pierce
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
03/03/1855
Termination Date: 
04/29/1858
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Presiding Judge, Court of Claims, 1855-1858

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