John McKinley

Personal

Birthday: 
5/1/1780
Birthplace: 
Culpeper County, VA
Date of Death: 
7/19/1852
Place of Death: 
Louisville, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Frankfort and Louisville, Kentucky, 1800-1819
Private practice, Huntsville, Alabama, 1819-1836
State representative, Alabama, 1820-1822, 1831, 1836
U.S. senator from Alabama, 1826-1831
U.S. representative from Alabama, 1833-1835
U.S. senator-elect from Alabama (appointed to the bench before he could take his seat), 1836

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1800

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Martin Van Buren
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
09/25/1837
Termination Date: 
07/19/1852
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Ninth Circuit, June 28, 1837-January 24, 1843
Fifth Circuit, January 25, 1843-July 19, 1852

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