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Samuel Nelson

Born: 10-Nov-1792
Birthplace: Hebron, NY
Died: 13-Dec-1873
Location of death: Cooperstown, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, 1845-72

Father: John Rogers Nelson
Mother: Jean McArthur
Wife: Pamela Woods (m. 1819, d. 1822, one son)
Son: John W.
Wife: Catherine Ann Russell (m. 7-Apr-1825, one son, two daughters)
Son: Rensselaer Russell
Daughter: Catherine Russell
Daughter: Anne Pomeroy

    University: Middlebury College (1813)

    US Supreme Court Justice Justice (27-Feb-1845 to 28-Nov-1872, resigned)
    New York State Court of Appeals Chief Justice (1837-45)
    New York State Court of Appeals Justice (1831-37)
    New York State Official 6th Circuit Court Judge (1823-31)
    New York State Bar Association 1817

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