Philemon Dickerson

Personal

Birthday: 
1/11/1788
Birthplace: 
Morris County, NJ
Date of Death: 
12/10/1862
Place of Death: 
Paterson, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1813-1816
Private practice, Paterson, New Jersey, 1816-1821, 1822-1833, 1837-1839
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1821-1822
U.S. representative from New Jersey, 1833-1836, 1839-1841
Governor, New Jersey, 1836-1837

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1808
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1813

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Martin Van Buren
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
03/02/1841
Termination Date: 
12/10/1862
Termination Reason: 
Death
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