Henry Baldwin

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Birthday
14, 1780
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Apr 21, 1844 (64)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1780
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Apr 21, 1844 (64)

About

Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1830 to 1844.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale College in 1797.

Trivia

He dealt with many cases involving the issue of slavery. In one such case, Johnson v. Tompkins, he told the jury they must respect the legal status of slavery.

Family Life

He was the son of Michael Baldwin and Theodora Walcott.

Associated With

He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Andrew Jackson.