John Sitgreaves

Personal

Birthday: 
1757
Birthplace: 
England
Date of Death: 
3/4/1802
Place of Death: 
Halifax, NC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New Bern, North Carolina
Continental Army lieutenant
Clerk, North Carolina State Senate, 1777-1779
Member, Board of Auditors for Public and Private Accounts, 1779
Commissioner for sale of confiscated properties, New Bern, North Carolina, 1780
Member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1784, 1786-1788
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1784-1785
Member, North Carolina convention to ratify U.S. Constitution
U.S. attorney for the District of North Carolina, 1789-1790

Nominated to U.S. Circuit Court for the Fifth Circuit, February 21, 1801; confirmed, February 24, 1801; declined appointment

Education

Name of School: 
Eton College, England
Name of School - Second: 
Read law

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of North Carolina
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
12/20/1790
Termination Date: 
06/09/1794
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Courts, Edenton, New Bern & Wilmington Districts of North Carolina
Commission Date - Second: 
06/09/1794
Termination Date - Second: 
03/03/1797
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, District of North Carolina
Commission Date - Third: 
03/03/1797
Termination Date - Third: 
02/13/1801
Termination Reason - Third: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Fourth: 
U. S. District Courts, Albemarle, Cape Fear & Pamptico Districts of North Carolina
Commission Date - Fourth: 
02/13/1801
Termination Date - Fourth: 
03/04/1802
Termination Reason - Fourth: 
Death
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