Justice James Semple

  • Born:
    January 5, 1798 in Green County, KY
  • Illinois Supreme Court Justice:
    1843-1843
  • Succeeded:
    Sidney Breese
  • Succeeded by:
    James Shields
  • Represented:
    2nd Circuit (1843-1843)
  • Political Party
    Democrat
  • Other Political Offices:

    Illinois House of Representatives (1832-1838), Illinois Attorney General (1833-1834), Charge de Affaires to Columbia (1837-1841), U. S. Senate (1843-1847)

  • Died:
    December 20, 1866 in Elsah, IL
  • Buried:
    Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
  • Notes:
    Portrait courtesy of the Illinois Supreme Court

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Cases

Schlencker et al. v. Risley

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County

Wabash County


Rattan et al. v. Stone et al.

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County

Pike County


Watkins v. White

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Bradley v. Case

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Barger et al. v. Jones

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County

Morgan County


Sproule et al. v. Samuel et al.

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County

Morgan County