Ross Wilkins

Personal

Birthday: 
2/19/1799
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
5/17/1872
Place of Death: 
Detroit, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Prosecutor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1821-1823
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1823-1832
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1829-1830
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Michigan Territory, 1832-1837
Recorder, Detroit, Michigan, 1837
Retired attorney, Detroit, Michigan, 1869-1872

Education

Name of School: 
Dickinson College
Degree Year: 
1816
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1820

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Michigan
President Nominating: 
Andrew Jackson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/26/1837
Termination Date: 
02/24/1863
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Court Name - Second: 

Michigan Eastern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
02/24/1863
Termination Date - Second: 
02/18/1870
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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