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Robert Trimble (November 17, 1776 – August 25, 1828) was an attorney, judge, and a justice of the United States Supreme Court.
- 1826 Nominated & confirmed United States Supreme Court for two years by Pres. Adams
- 1816 Was appointed district judge of Kentucky for 10 years by President Madison
- Didn't hold political office but was active in politics
- He had 10 children
- 1803 Licensed to practice law
- Grew up clearing ground, cultivating crops, hunting wild game & fighting indians
- 1808 Appointed second judge of the court of appeals
- 1810 Appointed chief justice of Kentucky
- 1813 Became U.S. District Attorney
- Was twice offered but declined a professorship of law at Transylvania University
- Trimble County, Kentucky was named after him.
- Settled in Paris, Kentucky.
- May have died in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Robert Trimble, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).