John Stokes

Personal

Birthday: 
3/20/1756
Birthplace: 
VA
Date of Death: 
10/12/1790
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Continental Army captain, 1778-1783
State`s attorney, Rowan County, North Carolina, 1784
Teacher of law, Rowan County, North Carolina, 1784-1785
State senator, Montgomery County, North Carolina, 1786-1787
Private practice, Rowan County, North Carolina, 1787-
Member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1789
Member, North Carolina convention to ratify U.S. Constitution, 1789

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of North Carolina
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
08/03/1790
Termination Date: 
10/12/1790
Termination Reason: 
Death
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