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Judge Henry Carleton

Henry Carleton (1785 - 1863)

Judge, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1837-1839
U.S. District Attorney, 1832-1837


Born in Virginia, 1785 • Moved to New Orleans in 1814 • Served at the Battle of New Orleans as a Lieutenant of Infantry under Andrew Jackson • Studied law in the offices of Edward Livingston, his brother-in-law • Published a translation of Las Siete Partidas with Moreau-Lislet • Died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 28, 1863 • Portrait artist unknown