Robert Trimble

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Trimble, Robert

(1777–1828) Supreme Court justice; born in Augusta County, Ga. He served Kentucky's court of appeals (1807–09) and as district attorney (1813–17). President James Madison named him to a federal court (1817–26) and President John Q. Adams named him to the U.S. Supreme Court (1826–28).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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