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Barbour, Philip Pendleton

Born: 1783 AD
Died: 1841 AD
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.