William Giles Jones

Personal

Birthday: 
11/7/1808
Birthplace: 
Powhatan County, VA
Date of Death: 
4/1/1883
Place of Death: 
Mobile, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Virginia, 1830-1834
Clerk, U.S. Land Office, Demopolis, Alabama, 1834-
Private practice, Greene and Eutaw, Alabama, 1836-1843
State representative, Alabama, 1843, 1849, 1857
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1843-1860, 1866-1883
Judge, Confederate District Court, District of Alabama, 1861-1865

Education

Name of School: 
Hampden-Sydney College
Name of School - Second: 
University of Virginia
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1830

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
James Buchanan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
01/30/1860
Termination Date: 
01/12/1861
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name - Second: 

Alabama Northern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
01/30/1860
Termination Date - Second: 
01/12/1861
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Court Name - Third: 

Alabama Southern District Court

Commission Date - Third: 
01/30/1860
Termination Date - Third: 
01/12/1861
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
Advertisement