Richard Peters

Personal

Birthday: 
6/22/1744
Birthplace: 
Belmont, Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
8/22/1828
Place of Death: 
(Belmont), Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1763-1771, 1783-1787
Continental Army, 1771
Register of admiralty, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1771-1776
Secretary and member, Continental Board of War, 1776-1781
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1782-1783
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1787-1790
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1791-1792

Education

Name of School: 
College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania)
Degree Year: 
1761
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1763

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Pennsylvania
President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
01/12/1792
Termination Date: 
04/20/1818
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Court Name - Second: 

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
04/20/1818
Termination Date - Second: 
08/22/1828
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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