Person:Robert Trimble (3)

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Name Robert Trimble
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1777 Berkley County, Virginia (now West Virginia)
Death[1] 25 Aug 1828 Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
Occupation? Supreme Court Justice
Education? Well Educated (largely Self-educated)
Reference Number? Q1714230?

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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.
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  1. 1.0 1.1 Robert Trimble, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.