Robert Cooper Grier

Personal

Birthday: 
3/5/1794
Birthplace: 
Cumberland County, PA
Date of Death: 
9/25/1870
Place of Death: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 1817-1818
Private practice, Danville, Pennsylvania, 1818-1833
President judge, District Court of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1833-1846

Education

Name of School: 
Dickinson College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1812
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1817

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
James K. Polk
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
08/04/1846
Termination Date: 
01/31/1870
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Third Circuit, August 15, 1846-January 31, 1870

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