Samuel Rossiter Betts

Personal

Birthday: 
6/8/1786
Birthplace: 
Richmond, MA
Date of Death: 
11/3/1868
Place of Death: 
New Haven, CT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Monticello, New York, 1809-1812
U.S. Army, 1812-1814
Division judge advocate, General Court Martial, New York State Detached Militia, 1814-
U.S. representative from New York, 1815-1817
Private practice, Newburgh, New York, 1817-1823
District attorney, Orange County, New York, 1821-1823
Judge, Supreme Court of Judicature of New York, Circuit Court Branch, 1823-1826

Education

Name of School: 
Williams College
Degree Year: 
1806
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1807

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
John Quincy Adams
Party Affiliation of President: 
Jeffersonian Republican
Commission Date: 
12/21/1826
Termination Date: 
04/30/1867
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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