John Lowell

Personal

Birthday: 
6/17/1743
Birthplace: 
Newburyport, MA
Date of Death: 
5/6/1802
Place of Death: 
Roxbury, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1763-1771, 1773, 1775
Selectman, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1771-1772, 1774, 1776
Massachusetts militia major, 1776
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1777-1778, 1779-1781
State representative, Massachusetts, 1778, 1780-1782
Delegate, Massachusetts constitutional convention, 1780
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1782-1783
Judge, Court of Appeals in Cases of Capture, 1783-
Member, commission on the boundary between Massachusetts and New York, 1784
State senator, Massachusetts, 1784-1785

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree Year: 
1760
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1763

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/26/1789
Termination Date: 
02/20/1801
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the First Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
02/20/1801
Termination Date - Second: 
05/06/1802
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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