Samuel Prentiss

Personal

Birthday: 
3/31/1782
Birthplace: 
Stonington, CT
Date of Death: 
1/15/1857
Place of Death: 
Montpelier, VT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Montpelier, Vermont, 1803-1824
State representative, Vermont, 1824-1825
Judge, Vermont Supreme Court, 1825-1830; chief judge, 1829-1830
U.S. senator from Vermont, 1831-1842

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1802

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Vermont
Court Name: 

Vermont District Court

President Nominating: 
John Tyler
Party Affiliation of President: 
Whig
Commission Date: 
04/08/1842
Termination Date: 
01/15/1857
Termination Reason: 
Death
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