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 Trimble, RobertRobert Trimble 6 Kentucky Todd, ThomasThomas 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 Pendleton, Philip C.Philip C. Pendleton W.D. Va. May 6, 1825[2] July 29, 1825
2 Hay, GeorgeGeorge Hay E.D. Va. December 13, 1825 March 31, 1826 July 5, 1825[3] September 21, 1830
3 Conkling, AlfredAlfred Conkling N.D.N.Y. December 13, 1825 December 14, 1825 August 27, 1825[4] August 25, 1852
4 Caldwell, AlexanderAlexander Caldwell W.D. Va. December 13, 1825 January 3, 1826 October 28, 1826[5] April 8, 1839
5 Bristol, WilliamWilliam Bristol D. Conn. May 15, 1826 May 22, 1826 May 22, 1826 March 7, 1836
6 Crawford, WilliamWilliam Crawford N.D. Ala.
S.D. Ala.
May 5, 1826 May 22, 1826 May 22, 1826[6] February 28, 1849
7 Boyle, JohnJohn Boyle D. Ky. December 13, 1826 February 12, 1827 October 20, 1826[7] January 28, 1834
8 Rossell, WilliamWilliam Rossell D.N.J. December 13, 1826 December 19, 1826 November 10, 1826[8] June 20, 1840
9 Betts, Samuel RossiterSamuel Rossiter Betts S.D.N.Y. December 19, 1826 December 21, 1826 December 21, 1826 April 30, 1867
10 Hopkinson, JosephJoseph Hopkinson E.D. Pa. December 11, 1828 February 23, 1829 October 23, 1828[9] January 15, 1842
11 Creighton Jr., WilliamWilliam 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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