Richard Stockton Field

Personal

Birthday: 
12/31/1803
Birthplace: 
White Hill, NJ
Date of Death: 
5/25/1870
Place of Death: 
Princeton, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Salem, New Jersey, 1825-1832
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1833-1834, 1837
Private practice, Princeton, New Jersey 1834-1838, 1842-1847, 1855-1862
Attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1838-1841
Professor, Law Department, Princeton University, 1847-1855
U.S. senator from New Jersey, 1862-1863

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree Year: 
1821
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1825

Judicial Career

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

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Abraham Lincoln
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
01/14/1863
Termination Date: 
04/25/1870
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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