List of federal judges appointed by James Monroe

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President James Monroe.
Monroe appointed Smith Thompson to the Supreme Court.
Willard Hall was appointed by Monroe to the District of Delaware, and continued serving on the court for forty years after Monroe's death.

Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President James Monroe during his presidency.[1] In total Monroe appointed one Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States and 21 judges to the United States district courts.

United States Supreme Court Justices[edit]

Justice Seat State Began active
service
Ended active
service
Smith Thompson Seat 4 New York September 1, 1823[2] December 18, 1843

District courts[edit]

Judge Court
[Note 1]
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Bland, TheodorickTheodorick Bland D. Md. November 23, 1819[3] August 16, 1824
Cuyler, Jeremiah La ToucheJeremiah La Touche Cuyler D. Ga. June 12, 1821[4] May 7, 1839
Davies, WilliamWilliam Davies D. Ga. January 14, 1819 March 9, 1821
Dick, JohnJohn Dick D. La. March 2, 1821 April 23, 1824[5]
Glenn, EliasElias Glenn D. Md. August 31, 1824[6] April 1, 1836
Hall, WillardWillard Hall D. Del. May 6, 1823[7] December 6, 1871
Jackson, John G.John G. Jackson W.D. Va. February 24, 1819 March 28, 1825
Lee, ThomasThomas Lee D.S.C. February 17, 1823 October 24, 1839
Parke, BenjaminBenjamin Parke D. Ind. March 6, 1817 July 12, 1835
Parris, Albion K.Albion K. Parris D. Me. January 28, 1818 January 1, 1822
Peck, James H.James H. Peck D. Mo. April 5, 1822 April 29, 1836
Pitman, JohnJohn Pitman D.R.I. August 4, 1824[6] November 17, 1864
Pope, NathanielNathaniel Pope D. Ill. March 3, 1819 January 23, 1850
Randolph, PeterPeter Randolph D. Miss. June 25, 1823[7] January 30, 1832
Robertson, Thomas B.Thomas B. Robertson E.D. La.
W.D. La.
May 26, 1824 October 5, 1828
Shields, William BayardWilliam Bayard Shields D. Miss. April 20, 1818 April 18, 1823
Skinner, RogerRoger Skinner N.D.N.Y. November 24, 1819[8] August 19, 1825
Tait, CharlesCharles Tait D. Ala. May 13, 1820 February 1, 1826[9]
Walker, Jonathan HogeJonathan Hoge Walker W.D. Pa. April 20, 1818 March 23, 1824
Ware, AshurAshur Ware D. Me. February 15, 1822 May 31, 1866
Wilkins, WilliamWilliam Wilkins W.D. Pa. May 12, 1824 April 14, 1831

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. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 5, 1823, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 9, 1823, and received commission on December 9, 1823.
  3. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 3, 1820, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 5, 1820, and received commission on January 5, 1820.
  4. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 19, 1821, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 10, 1822, and received commission on January 10, 1822.
  5. ^ On March 3, 1821, the District of Louisiana was subdivided into the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Dick was reassigned to both courts by operation of law, and continued serving as the sole federal judge for the state of Louisiana until his death.
  6. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 16, 1824, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 3, 1825, and received commission on January 3, 1825.
  7. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 5, 1823, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 9, 1823, and received commission on December 9, 1823.
  8. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 3, 1820, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 5, 1820, and received commission on January 5, 1820.
  9. ^ On March 10, 1824, the District of Alabama was subdivided into the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Tait was reassigned to both courts by operation of law, and continued serving as the sole federal judge for the state of Alabama until his resignation.

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