Nathan Clifford

Personal

Birthday: 
8/18/1803
Birthplace: 
Rumney, NH
Date of Death: 
7/25/1881
Place of Death: 
Cornish, ME
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Newfield, Maine, 1827-1830, 1843-1846
State representative, Maine, 1830-1834; speaker, 1832-1834
Attorney general, State of Maine, 1834-1838
U.S. representative from Maine, 1839-1843
Attorney General of the United States, 1846-1848
Minister to Mexico, U.S. Department of State, 1848-1849
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1849-1857

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1827

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
James Buchanan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/12/1858
Termination Date: 
07/25/1881
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
First Circuit, February 15, 1858-May 1, 1881

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