Levi Woodbury

Personal

Birthday: 
12/22/1789
Birthplace: 
Francestown, NH
Date of Death: 
9/4/1851
Place of Death: 
Portsmouth, NH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Francestown, New Hampshire, 1812-1816
Clerk, New Hampshire State Senate, 1816-1817
Associate justice, New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature, 1817-1823
Governor, New Hampshire, 1823-1824
Private practice, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1824
Speaker, New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1825
U.S. senator from New Hampshire, 1825-1831, 1841-1845
State senator-elect (did not serve), New Hampshire, 1831
Secretary of the Navy, 1831-1834
Secretary of the Treasury, 1834-1841

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree Year: 
1809
Name of School - Second: 
Litchfield (Tapping Reeve) Law School
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1812

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
James K. Polk
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/03/1846
Termination Date: 
09/04/1851
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
First Circuit, ca. October 1, 1845-September 4, 1851

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