John White Brockenbrough

Personal

Birthday: 
12/23/1806
Birthplace: 
Hanover County, VA
Date of Death: 
2/20/1877
Place of Death: 
Lexington, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Hanover County, Virginia, -1834
Commonwealth`s attorney, Hanover County, Virginia,
Private practice, Rockbridge County, Virginia, 1834-
Editor, Lexington Valley Star, Rockbridge County, Virginia,
Professor of law, Lexington Law School, Lexington, Virginia, 1849-1861
Delegate from Virginia, Provisional Confederate Congress, 1861-1862
Judge, Confederate District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1862-
Professor of law, Washington College Law School, Lexington, Virginia, 1866-1873
Private practice, Lexington, Virginia, 1873-1877

Education

Name of School: 
Winchester Law School

Judicial Career

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

Virginia Western District Court

President Nominating: 
James K. Polk
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/14/1846
Termination Date: 
05/04/1861
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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