William Cranch

Personal

Birthday: 
7/17/1769
Birthplace: 
Weymouth, MA
Date of Death: 
9/1/1855
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1790
Private practice, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1790-1791
Justice of the peace, Essex County, Massachusetts
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1791-1800
City land commissioner, Washington, D.C., 1800-1801
Reporter, Supreme Court of the United States, 1802-1815
Professor of law, Columbian College, 1826-1828

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree Year: 
1787
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1790

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
President Nominating: 
John Adams
Party Affiliation of President: 
Federalist
Commission Date: 
03/03/1801
Termination Date: 
02/24/1806
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia USCC, Chief Judge
Commission Date - Second: 
02/24/1806
Termination Date - Second: 
09/01/1855
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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