William Stephens

Personal

Birthday: 
1/17/1752
Birthplace: 
Bewlie, GA
Date of Death: 
8/6/1819
Place of Death: 
Savannah, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Continental Army second lieutenant, Revolutionary War
Chatham County [Georgia] Militia colonel
Clerk, Georgia Commons House of Assembly, 1775-
Attorney general, Province of Georgia, -1776
Chief justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1780-
President, Savannah, Georgia, 1787-
Mayor, Savannah, Georgia, 1793-1795
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Georgia
President Nominating: 
Thomas Jefferson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Jeffersonian Republican
Commission Date: 
01/26/1802
Termination Date: 
10/13/1818
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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