Iredell, James, 1788-1853

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Dates:
Birth 1788-11-02
Death 1853-04-13

Biographical notes:

American statesman; Governor of North Carolina.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Executive Office, No. Carolina, Raleigh, to His Excellency, Gerard L. Brandon, Governor of Mississippi, 1828 Mar. 25. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 83003724

Lawyer, North Carolina governor, and U.S. senator.

From the description of James Iredell account books, 1807-1841. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186294

  • 1788: James Iredell, Jr. born in Edenton, N.C.
  • 1806: Graduated Princeton University
  • 1807: Began practicing law in Edenton, N.C.
  • 1812: Served as captain, United States army, War of 1812
  • 1813: 1816 - 1828 : Served in North Carolina State House of Commons
  • 1819 - : Judge for Superior Court
  • 1827 - 1828 : Governor of North Carolina
  • 1828 - 1831 : United States senator
  • 1836 - 1837 : Member of commission to revise state laws
  • 1840 - 1852 : Reporter for Supreme Court
  • 1853: Died, Edenton, N.C.

From the guide to the James Iredell Account Books, ., 1807-1841, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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Subjects:

  • Lawyers--Accounting--History--19th century
  • Lawyers--Fees--History--19th century

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Places:

  • Edenton (N.C.) (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Raleigh (N.C.) (as recorded)