Wayne, James Moore, 1790-1867Alternative names
James Moore Wayne (ca.1790-1867), Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in Savannah. After graduating from Princeton in 1808, he studied law in Savannah and was admitted to the bar in 1810. During the War of 1812 he was an officer in the Georgia Hussars, a local cavalry organization. After the war, Wayne served in the Georgia House of Representatives, 1815-1816. He served in the Georgia General Assembly, 1821-1823 and as Mayor of Savannah, 1823-1825. From 1829 to 1835, Wayne served in the House of Representatives was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on January 9, 1835, a position he held until his death. Wayne's accomplishments as an Associate Justice include work on the Waring vs. Clarke case and a focus on acquired lands from foreign countries. On July 5, 1867, Wayne died from typhoid fever in Washington. He is buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery in Savannah.
From the description of James Moore Wayne papers 1848-1863 (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 76065688
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Henry Sherman, 1863 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661365
U.S. representative from Georgia, state legislator, and mayor of Savannah, Ga.
From the description of James Moore Wayne commission, 1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982805
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
From the description of Letters, 1834-1842. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150391
Wayne was mayor of Savannah, Georgia (1817-1819), judge of the Superior Court of Georgia (1824-1829), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1829-1835), and an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1835-1867).
From the description of Letters, 1832-1857. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235171790
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|Mexican War, 1846-1848|
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|Representatives, U.S. Congress--Georgia|