John Thompson Nixon

Personal

Birthday: 
8/31/1820
Birthplace: 
Fairton, NJ
Date of Death: 
9/28/1889
Place of Death: 
Stockbridge, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1845-1859, 1863-1870
State assemblyman, New Jersey 1848-1850; speaker, 1850
U.S. representative from New Jersey, 1859-1863

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree Year: 
1841
Name of School - Second: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1843
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1844

Judicial Career

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

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
04/28/1870
Termination Date: 
09/28/1889
Termination Reason: 
Death
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