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Philip Pendelton Barbour

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Philip Pendelton Barbour
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Current Court Information:
Supreme Court of the United States
Title:   Former Justice
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Appointed by:   Andrew Jackson
Active:   3/15/1836-2/15/1841
Preceded by:   Gabriel Duvall
Succeeded by:   Peter Vivian Daniel
Past post:   Eastern District of Virginia
Past term:   12/16/1830-3/17/1836
Past post 2:   Virginia General Court
Past term 2:   1825-1827
Personal History
Born:   May 25, 1783
Hometown:   Orange County, VA
Deceased:   February 25, 1841
Law School:   Read law, 1800

Philip Pendelton Barbour (1783-1841) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He joined the Supreme Court in 1836 after a nomination from President Andrew Jackson. Barbour served on the Supreme Court until February 15, 1841, when he resigned for health reasons. He passed away only ten days later. Prior to joining the Supreme Court, Barbour served on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.[1]

Barbour was one of seven justices nominated to the Supreme Court by President Jackson, though only six justices were confirmed. He served during The Taney Court.[2]

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Professional career

  • 1827-1830: United States Representative from Virginia
  • 1825-1827: Judge of the Virginia General Court
  • 1821-1823: Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
  • 1815-1825: United States Representative from Virginia
  • 1812-1814: Member, Virginia House of Delegates
  • 1802-1812: Attorney in private practice, Orange County, Virginia
  • 1800-1801: Attorney in private practice, Kentucky[1]

Federal judicial career

Supreme Court

Barbour was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Andrew Jackson on December 28, 1835, to fill the vacancy left by Justice Gabriel Duvall. Barbour was confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 1836, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on February 25, 1841.[1] He was succeeded to this post by Justice Peter Vivian Daniel.

Eastern District of Virginia

Barbour received a recess appointment from President Andrew Jackson on October 8, 1830. On December 14, 1830, he was officially nominated to the Eastern District of Virginia. Barbour was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1830, and received commission that same day. He served on this court until he was appointed to the Supreme Court.[1] He was succeeded to this post by Peter Vivian Daniel.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Hay
Eastern District of Virginia
1830–1835
Succeeded by:
Peter Vivian Daniel
Preceded by:
Gabriel Duvall
Supreme Court
1836–1841
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
Peter Vivian Daniel


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