Samuel Jameson Gholson

Personal

Birthday: 
5/19/1808
Birthplace: 
Madison County, KY
Date of Death: 
10/16/1883
Place of Death: 
Aberdeen, MS
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Athens, Mississippi, 1830-1839
State representative, Mississippi, 1835-1836, 1839, 1865-1866, 1878
U.S. representative from Mississippi, 1836-1837, 1837-1838
Mississippi State Militia lieutenant, 1846
Confederate Army major general, 1861-1865
Private practice, Aberdeen, Mississippi, 1866-1878, 1878-1883

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1829

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Court Name: 

Mississippi Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Martin Van Buren
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
02/13/1839
Termination Date: 
01/10/1861
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Court Name - Second: 

Mississippi Southern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
02/13/1839
Termination Date - Second: 
01/10/1861
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
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