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Encyclopedia > William Paterson (jurist)
William Paterson
William Paterson

William Paterson (December 24, 1745September 9, 1806) was a New Jersey statesman, a signer of the United States Constitution, and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. public domain by age Oil, by James Sharples, Sr. ... public domain by age Oil, by James Sharples, Sr. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States...


William Paterson was born on December 24 in County Antrim, now in Northern Ireland, moved to the United States at age 2, and entered Princeton University at age 14. After graduating he studied law with the prominent lawyer Richard Stockton and was admitted to the bar in 1768. County Antrim ( in [Gaelic) is one of the six Irish counties that form Northern Ireland. ... Royal motto: Quis separabit (Latin: Who will separate?) Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685,267 122/km² NUTS 1... Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey, is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. ... Richard Stockton (NSHC statue) An illustrious lawyer, jurist, legislator, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Stockton (October 1, 1730 – February 28, 1781), was born near Princeton, New Jersey attended Samuel Finleys academy at Nottingham, which later became West Nottingham Academy, and the College of New Jersey... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Paterson became an outspoken supporter of American independence. He was selected as Somerset County, New Jersey, delegate for the first three provincial congresses of New Jersey, where as secretary he recorded New Jersey's constitution in 1776. Somerset County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... This article is about the year 1776. ...


After Independence, Paterson was appointed New Jersey's first attorney general, maintaining law and order and establishing himself as the best lawyer in the state. He was sent to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia where he proposed the New Jersey Plan for unicameral legislative body with equal representation from each state. After the Great Compromise (for two legislative bodies), the Constitution was signed. This article discusses the history of the United States Constitution. ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... The New Jersey Plan was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government proposed by William Paterson in the June of 1787. ... Unicameralism is the practice of having only one legislative or parliamentary chamber. ...


He served as governor of New Jersey and in the New Jersey state senate, where he oversaw the revision and codification of the entire state legal system. George Washington appointed him associate justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1793. George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American planter, political figure, the highest ranking military leader in U.S. history and first President of the United States. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Paterson, New Jersey and William Paterson University are named after him. The skyline of Paterson, New Jersey, showing the canyon of the Passaic River in the foreground. ... William Paterson University is a public university located in Wayne, New Jersey. ...

Preceded by:
Elisha Lawrence
Governors of New Jersey Succeeded by:
Thomas Henderson
Preceded by:
Thomas Johnson
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
March 11, 1793September 9, 1806
Succeeded by:
Henry Brockholst Livingston
The Jay Court Seal of the U.S. Supreme Court
17931795: J. Wilson | Wm. Cushing | J. Blair | J. Iredell | Wm. Paterson
The Rutledge Court
1795: J. Wilson | Wm. Cushing | J. Blair | J. Iredell | Wm. Paterson
The Ellsworth Court
17961798: J. Wilson | Wm. Cushing | J. Iredell | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase
1798February 1799: Wm. Cushing | J. Iredell | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase
FebruaryOctober 1799: Wm. Cushing | J. Iredell | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase | B. Washington
October 1799April 1800: Wm. Cushing | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase | B. Washington
AprilDecember 1800: Wm. Cushing | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase | B. Washington | A. Moore
The Marshall Court
18011804: Wm. Cushing | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase | B. Washington | A. Moore
18041806: Wm. Cushing | Wm. Paterson | S. Chase | B. Washington | Wm. Johnson

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William Paterson (jurist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (269 words)
William Paterson (December 24, 1745–September 9, 1806) was a New Jersey statesman, a signer of the United States Constitution, and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
William Paterson was born in County Antrim, now in Northern Ireland, moved to the United States at age 2, and entered Princeton University at age 14.
Paterson, New Jersey and William Paterson University are named after him.
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