List of federal judges appointed by John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams.

Following is a list of all Article III United States federal judges appointed by President John Quincy Adams during his presidency.[1] In total Adams appointed 12 Article III federal judges, including 1 Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States and 11 judges to the United States district courts.

United States Supreme Court Justices

# Justice Seat State Former Justice Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began
active service
Ended
active service
1 Robert Trimble 6 Kentucky Thomas Todd April 11, 1826 May 9, 1826 May 9, 1826 August 25, 1828

District Courts

# Judge Court
[Note 1]
Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
1 Philip C. Pendleton W.D. Va. May 6, 1825[2] July 29, 1825
2 George Hay E.D. Va. December 13, 1825 March 31, 1826 July 5, 1825[3] September 21, 1830
3 Alfred Conkling N.D.N.Y. December 13, 1825 December 14, 1825 August 27, 1825[4] August 25, 1852
4 Alexander Caldwell W.D. Va. December 13, 1825 January 3, 1826 October 28, 1826[5] April 8, 1839
5 William Bristol D. Conn. May 15, 1826 May 22, 1826 May 22, 1826 March 7, 1836
6 William Crawford N.D. Ala.
S.D. Ala.
May 5, 1826 May 22, 1826 May 22, 1826[6] February 28, 1849
7 John Boyle D. Ky. December 13, 1826 February 12, 1827 October 20, 1826[7] January 28, 1834
8 William Rossell D.N.J. December 13, 1826 December 19, 1826 November 10, 1826[8] June 20, 1840
9 Samuel Rossiter Betts S.D.N.Y. December 19, 1826 December 21, 1826 December 21, 1826 April 30, 1867
10 Joseph Hopkinson E.D. Pa. December 11, 1828 February 23, 1829 October 23, 1828[9] January 15, 1842
11 William Creighton Jr. D. Ohio December 11, 1828 November 1, 1828[10] March 3, 1829

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; resigned before he was formally nominated to the office, and was therefore never considered by the United States Senate.
  3. ^ 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.
  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. ^ 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 11, 1828; the United States Senate did not confirm the appointment.

Sources

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