William Griffith

Personal

Birthday: 
1766
Birthplace: 
Boundbrook, NJ
Date of Death: 
6/7/1826
Place of Death: 
Burlington, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Burlington, New Jersey, 1789-1801, 1802-1826
Surrogate, Burlington County, New Jersey, 1790-1799
Member, Burlington [New Jersey] Common Council, 1793-1797
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1818-1819, 1823-1824
Mayor, Burlington, New Jersey, 1824-1826

Appointed Clerk of Supreme Court of the United States, 1826; Died before he could assume his duties

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1788

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Court for the Third Circuit
President Nominating: 
John Adams
Party Affiliation of President: 
Federalist
Commission Date: 
02/20/1801
Termination Date: 
07/01/1802
Termination Reason: 
Abolition of Court
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