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Judge John Fisher

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Born May 22, 1771, near Lewes, DE
Died April 22, 1823, near Smyrna, DE

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by James Madison on April 22, 1812, to a seat vacated by Gunning Bedford; Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1812, and received commission on April 23, 1812. Service terminated on April 22, 1823, due to death.


Read law, 1791

Professional Career:

Private practice, Dover, Delaware, 1791-1812
Clerk, Delaware General Assembly,
Secretary of state, State of Delaware, 1802-
Secretary of state, State of Delaware, 1811-