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Todd, Thomas(1765–1826) Supreme Court justice; born in King and Queen County, Va. He advocated for Kentucky's statehood and served its court system as a clerk (1792–1801), a judge (1801–06), and as chief justice (1806–07). President Jefferson named him to the U.S. Supreme Court (1807–26).
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