John Sullivan

Personal

Birthday: 
2/17/1740
Birthplace: 
Somersworth, NH
Date of Death: 
1/23/1795
Place of Death: 
Durham, NH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Durham, New Hampshire, 1760-1789
Continental Army major general, 1772-1779
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1774, 1775, 1780-1781
Attorney general, State of New Hampshire, 1782-1786
State representative, New Hampshire; speaker, 1785, 1788
President (governor), New Hampshire, 1786-1787, 1789
Chairman, New Hampshire convention to ratify U.S. Constitution, 1788

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1760

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Court Name: 

New Hampshire District Court

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
09/26/1789
Termination Date: 
01/23/1795
Termination Reason: 
Death
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