Thomas Sergeant Edit Profile
Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1798.
Bar, 1802; member Pennsylvania Legislature, 1812, 13. Associate judge District Court of Philadelphia 1814-1817. Secretary of commonwealth Pennsylvania, 1817-1819.
Attorney general Pennsylvania, 1819-1820. Appointed solicitor Philadelphia County, 1825. Postmaster Philadelphia, 1828-1831.
The American Association For Justice Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1834-1846. Trustee University of Pennsylvania, 1842-1854. Provost Law Academy of Philadelphia, 1844-1855.
President History Society Pennsylvania. Member American Philosophical Society. Author: A Treatise upon the Law of Pennsylvania Relative to the Proceeding by Foreign Attachment, 1811.
Constitutional Law: Being a Collection of Points Arising upon the Constitution and Jurisprudence of the United States, Which Have Been Settled by Judicial Decision and Practise, 1822. Sketch of the National Judiciary Powers Exercised in the United States Prior to the Adoption of the Present Federal Constitution, 1824. View of the Land Laws of Pennsylvania, 1838.
An editor: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law, 1822-1825.
Member Pennsylvania Legislature, 1812, 13. Member American Philosophical Society.
Married Sarah Bache, September 14, 1812, 4 children, Admitted to Philadelphia.