John Paul

Personal

Birthday: 
6/30/1839
Birthplace: 
near Ottobine, VA
Date of Death: 
11/1/1901
Place of Death: 
Harrisonburg, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Confederate Army, 1861-1865
Private practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1867-1877
Commonwealth attorney, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1870-1877
State senator from Rockingham County, Virginia, 1877-1880
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia, 1878
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1881-1883

Education

Name of School: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1867

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Chester A. Arthur
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/03/1883
Termination Date: 
11/1/1901
Termination Reason: 
Death
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