Smith Thompson

Personal

Birthday: 
1/17/1768
Birthplace: 
Amenia, NY
Date of Death: 
12/18/1843
Place of Death: 
Poughkeepsie, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Troy, New York, 1792-1793
Private practice, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1793-1802
State assemblyman, New York, 1800
Delegate, New York constitutional convention, 1801
Justice, Supreme Court of Judicature of New York, 1802-1818; chief justice, 1814-1818
Secretary of the U.S. Navy, 1818-1823

Education

Name of School: 
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree Year: 
1788
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1792

Judicial Career

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

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
James Monroe
Party Affiliation of President: 
Jeffersonian Republican
Commission Date: 
12/09/1823
Termination Date: 
12/18/1843
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, September 1, 1823-December 18, 1843

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