Peleg Sprague

Personal

Birthday: 
4/27/1793
Birthplace: 
Duxbury, MA
Date of Death: 
10/13/1880
Place of Death: 
Boston, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Augusta, Maine, 1815-1817
Private practice, Hallowell, Maine, 1817-1821, 1822-1824
State representative, Maine, 1821-1822
U.S. representative from Maine, 1825-1829
U.S. senator from Maine, 1829-1835
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1836-1841, 1865-1880

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1812
Name of School - Second: 
Litchfield (Tapping Reeve) Law School
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1815

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
John Tyler
Party Affiliation of President: 
Whig
Commission Date: 
07/16/1841
Termination Date: 
03/13/1865
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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