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John Tyler

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John Tyler was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Virginia. He was nominated by President James Madison on January 2, 1811. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 3, 1811, and received commission on January 7, 1811. He served until his death on January 6, 1813.

Professional career

  • Planter and private practice, Charles City County, Virginia
  • Continental Army, 1775
  • Member, Virginia House of Delegates, 1777-1788
  • Speaker, 1781-1784
  • Judge, Virginia High Court of Admiralty, 1776-1788
  • Member, Virginia Council of State, 1780-1781
  • Vice-president, Convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, 1788
  • Judge, Virginia General Court, 1788-
  • State governor, Virginia, 1808-1811


  • Read law
  • College of William and Mary

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