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Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1803
New Kent County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1879
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Halyburton, James Dandridge
Born February 23, 1803, in New Kent County, Virginia; Died January 26, 1879, in Richmond, Virginia

Judge Halyburton was the highest Judge in the Confederacy. He administered the oath of office to President Jefferson Davis.

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by John Tyler on June 15, 1844, to a seat vacated by John Y. Mason; Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1844, and received commission on June 15, 1844. Service terminated on April 24, 1861, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Virginia School of Law

Harvard College, A.B., 1823

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Kent County, Virginia, 1824-
Member, Virginia House of Delegates,
Commonwealth's attorney, New Kent Circuit, Virginia, -1844
Judge, District of Virginia, Confederate States of America, 1861-1865
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1865-1874
Professor of law, University of Richmond, Virginia, 1867-1874

Infor provided by findagrave member: She Walks These Hills.
 
 
Inscription:
U.S. Judge for the District of Virginia - This Monument is erected by a few survivors of the Class of 1823 at Harvard University
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: An Ashland Genealogist
Record added: Jun 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27446970
Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
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Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
Added by: An Ashland Genealogist
 
Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
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