Joseph Clay Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/16/1764
Birthplace: 
Savannah, GA
Date of Death: 
1/11/1811
Place of Death: 
Boston, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, 1790-1796, 1802-1804
Assistant pastor, Savannah, Georgia, 1804-1807
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Boston, Massachusetts, 1807-1809

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

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree Year: 
1784
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1790

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Georgia
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
01/02/1797
Termination Date: 
05/12/1801
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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