List of federal judges appointed by John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams.
Robert Trimble was the only Supreme Court Justice appointed by John Quincy Adams.
Joseph Hopkinson, appointed by Adams to a district court judgeship in Pennsylvania.

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

United States Supreme Court Justices

Justice Seat State Began active
service
Ended active
service
Robert Trimble Seat 6 Kentucky May 9, 1826 August 25, 1828

United States district courts

Judge Court
[Note 1]
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Betts, Samuel RossiterSamuel Rossiter Betts S.D.N.Y. December 21, 1826 April 30, 1867
Boyle, JohnJohn Boyle D. Ky. October 20, 1826[2] January 28, 1834
Bristol, WilliamWilliam Bristol D. Conn. May 22, 1826 March 7, 1836
Caldwell, AlexanderAlexander Caldwell W.D. Va. October 28, 1825[3] April 8, 1839
Conkling, AlfredAlfred Conkling N.D.N.Y. August 27, 1825[4] August 25, 1852
Crawford, WilliamWilliam Crawford S.D. Ala.
N.D. Ala.[5]
May 22, 1826 February 28, 1849
Creighton, Jr., WilliamWilliam Creighton, Jr. D. Ohio. November 1, 1828[6] February 16, 1829
Hay, GeorgeGeorge Hay E.D. Va. July 5, 1825[7] September 21, 1830
Hopkinson, JosephJoseph Hopkinson E.D. Pa. October 23, 1828[8] January 15, 1842
Pendleton, Philip C.Philip C. Pendleton W.D. Va. May 6, 1825[9] July 29, 1825
Rossell, WilliamWilliam Rossell D.N.J. November 10, 1826[10] June 20, 1840

Notes

References

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 13, 1826, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 12, 1827, and received commission on February 12, 1827.
  3. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 13, 1825, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 3, 1826, and received commission on January 3, 1826.
  4. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 13, 1825, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 14, 1825, and received commission on December 14, 1825.
  5. ^ On February 6, 1839, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama was formed from portions of the Northern and Southern Districts; as the only federal judge sitting in Alabama, Crawford was also assigned by operation of law to the Middle District as well.
  6. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 11, 1828; the United States Senate did not confirm the appointment.
  7. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 13, 1825, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 31, 1826, and received commission on March 31, 1826.
  8. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 11, 1828, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 23, 1829, and received commission on February 23, 1829.
  9. ^ Recess appointment; resigned before he was formally nominated to the office, and was therefore never considered by the United States Senate.
  10. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 13, 1826, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 19, 1826, and received commission on December 19, 1826.

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