List of federal judges appointed by Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Jackson

Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President Andrew Jackson during his term of office.[1] In total Jackson appointed 24 federal judges: six Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States and eighteen judges to the United States district courts.

United States Supreme Court Justices[edit]

Justice Seat State Began active
service
Ended active
service
Baldwin, HenryHenry Baldwin Seat 1 Pennsylvania January 6, 1830 April 21, 1844
Barbour, Philip PendletonPhilip Pendleton Barbour Seat 3 Virginia March 15, 1836 February 25, 1841
Catron, JohnJohn Catron Seat 7 Tennessee March 8, 1837 May 30, 1865
McLean, JohnJohn McLean Seat 6 Ohio March 7, 1829 April 4, 1861
Taney, Roger BrookeRoger Brooke Taney Chief Justice Maryland March 15, 1836 October 12, 1864
Wayne, James MooreJames Moore Wayne Seat 5 Georgia January 9, 1835 July 5, 1867

District courts[edit]

Judge Court
[Note 1]
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Adams, GeorgeGeorge Adams D. Miss. January 20, 1836 September 30, 1838[2]
Barbour, Philip PendletonPhilip Pendleton Barbour E.D. Va. October 8, 1830[3] March 17, 1836
Brown, Morgan WellesMorgan Welles Brown W.D. Tenn.
E.D. Tenn.
January 3, 1834 March 7, 1853
Campbell, John WilsonJohn Wilson Campbell D. Ohio. March 7, 1829 September 24, 1833
Daniel, Peter VivianPeter Vivian Daniel E.D. Va. April 19, 1836 March 3, 1841
Ellis, PowhatanPowhatan Ellis D. Miss. July 14, 1832 January 5, 1836
Harper, Samuel HaddenSamuel Hadden Harper W.D. La.
E.D. La.
March 7, 1829 July 19, 1837
Harvey, MatthewMatthew Harvey D.N.H. November 2, 1830[4] April 7, 1866
Heath, Upton ScottUpton Scott Heath D. Md. April 4, 1836 February 21, 1852
Holman, Jesse LynchJesse Lynch Holman D. Ind. September 16, 1835[5] March 14, 1842
Irwin, ThomasThomas Irwin W.D. Pa. April 14, 1831[6] January 4, 1859
Johnson, BenjaminBenjamin Johnson D. Ark. June 29, 1836 October 2, 1849
Judson, Andrew T.Andrew T. Judson D. Conn. July 4, 1836 March 17, 1853
Leavitt, Humphrey H.Humphrey H. Leavitt D. Ohio. June 30, 1834 April 1, 1871[7]
Monroe, Thomas BellThomas Bell Monroe D. Ky. March 8, 1834 September 18, 1861
Tappan, BenjaminBenjamin Tappan D. Ohio. October 12, 1833[8] May 29, 1834
Wells, Robert WilliamRobert William Wells D. Mo. June 27, 1836 September 22, 1864[9]
Wilkins, RossRoss Wilkins D. Mich. January 26, 1837 February 18, 1870[10]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ All information on the names, terms of service, and details of appointment of federal judges is derived from the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public-domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ On June 18, 1838, the District of Mississippi was divided into United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi; Adams was reassigned by operation of law to both districts, and was the sole federal judge for the state of Mississippi until the termination of his service.
  3. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 14, 1830, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 16, 1830, and received commission on December 16, 1830.
  4. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 14, 1830, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 16, 1830, and received commission on December 16, 1830.
  5. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on March 21, 1836, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 29, 1836, and received commission on March 29, 1836.
  6. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 7, 1831, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 21, 1832, and received commission on March 21, 1832.
  7. ^ On February 10, 1855, the District of Ohio was subdivided into the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio; Leavitt was reassigned by operation of law to the Southern District for the remainder of his time in office.
  8. ^ Recess appointment; the United States Senate later rejected the appointment.
  9. ^ On March 3, 1857,the District of Missouri was subdivided into the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri; Wells was reassigned by operation of law to the Western District for the remainder of his time in office.
  10. ^ On February 24, 1863, the District of Michigan was subdivided into the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan; Wilkins was reassigned by operation of law to the Eastern District of Michigan, where he served until his resignation.

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