Thomas Irwin

Personal

Birthday: 
2/22/1785
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
5/14/1870
Place of Death: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Editor, Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Repository, 1804-
Private practice, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1808, 1811-1812, n.d.
Indian agent, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1808-1810
Deputy attorney general, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 1812-1819
State representative from Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 1824-1828
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1829-1831
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1859-1870

Education

Name of School: 
Franklin College (now Franklin and Marshall College)
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1808

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Andrew Jackson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
03/21/1832
Termination Date: 
01/04/1859
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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