Oliver Wolcott

Personal

Birthday: 
1/11/1760
Birthplace: 
Litchfield, CT
Date of Death: 
6/1/1833
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Continental Army, 1777-1779
Clerk, Connecticut Committee on Pay-Table, 1781-1782
Member, Connecticut Committee on Pay-Table, 1782-1784
Commissioner to settle claims of Connecticut against the United States, 1784-1788
Comptroller of public accounts, State of Connecticut, 1788-1789
Auditor, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1789-1791
Comptroller, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1791-1795
Commission merchant, New York City, 1793-1815
Secretary of the Treasury, 1795-1800
Farmer, 1815-1816
Governor, Connecticut, 1817-1827
Candidate for governor, Connecticut, 1827

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree Year: 
1778
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1781

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the Second Circuit
President Nominating: 
John Adams
Party Affiliation of President: 
Federalist
Commission Date: 
02/20/1801
Termination Date: 
07/01/1802
Termination Reason: 
Abolition of Court
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