Judge John McNairy

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Born March 30, 1762, in Lancaster County, PA
Died November 12, 1837, near Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Tennessee
Nominated by George Washington on February 17, 1797, to a new seat created by 1 Stat. 496; Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1797, and received commission on February 20, 1797. Service terminated on April 29, 1802, due to assignment to another court.

Judge, U. S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Reassigned April 29, 1802; Service terminated on September 1, 1833, due to resignation.

Judge, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Reassigned April 29, 1802; Service terminated on September 1, 1833, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1788

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jonesboro, Tennessee, 1788-
Judge, Superior Court of Law and Equity for Davidson County, Tennessee, 1788-

Race or Ethnicity: White

Gender: Male

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