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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.

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.
Family links: 
  Anne E. Giles Halyburton (1816 - 1883)*
  William Giles Halyburton (1841 - 1884)*
  Thomas Giles Halyburton (1848 - 1895)*
  Julius Burbridge Halyburton (1853 - 1900)*
  Adolphus T Halyburton (1856 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
U.S. Judge for the District of Virginia - This Monument is erected by a few survivors of the Class of 1823 at Harvard University
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Created by: An Ashland Genealogist
Record added: Jun 09, 2008
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Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
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Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
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Judge James Dandridge Halyburton
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 Added: Mar. 11, 2012

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