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Judge James Dandridge Halyburton

Judge James Dandridge Halyburton

Birth
New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Jan 1879 (aged 75)
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 27446970 · View Source
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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.


Family Members


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


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  • Created by: An Ashland Genealogist
  • Added: 9 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27446970
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge James Dandridge Halyburton (23 Feb 1803–26 Jan 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27446970, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by An Ashland Genealogist (contributor 46610789) .