Barbour, Philip Pendleton

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Born: May 25, 1783 AD
Died: 1841 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers, Politician


1783 - Philip Pendleton Barbour was born 25th of May at "Frascati," near Gordonsville, Orange County, Virginia.

 

1799 - He attended common and private schools and graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

1801 - He moved his law practice to Gordonsville in Orange County, Virginia.

 

1812-1814 - Barbour started his public life as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates.

 

1814-1825 - Barbour won the special election to fill the seat, and served as a Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

1821-1823 - He served in the office of Speaker.

 

1824 - Barbour declined to run for re-election.

 

1825 - He become the professor of law in the University of Virginia.

 

         - Barbour was appointed a judge of the General Court of Virginia and served for two years.

 

1827 - He resigned to return to his seat in the House of Representatives as a Jacksonian.

 

1829 - Barbour was president of the Virginia constitutional convention.

 

1830-1836 - He accept President Jackson's appointment to be judge of the United States Circuit Court for the

Eastern District of Virginia.

 

1836-1841 - Barbour was appointed to be U.S. Supreme Court.

 

1841 - Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, D.C. on 25th of February.

 

 

 

 

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