Matthew Hall McAllister

Personal

Birthday: 
10/26/1800
Birthplace: 
Savannah, GA
Date of Death: 
12/19/1865
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, 1820-1849
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1827-1834
State senator, Georgia, 1834-1837
Mayor, Savannah, Georgia, 1837-1839
Alderman, Savannah, Georgia, 1839-1841
Democratic candidate for governor, Georgia, 1845
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1850-1853
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, 1853

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1820

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the Districts of California
President Nominating: 
Franklin Pierce
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
03/03/1855
Termination Date: 
01/12/1863
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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