John S. Tenney

John Searle Tenney (January 21, 1793 – August 23, 1869), of Norridgewock, Maine, was a Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court from October 23, 1841, to October 23, 1862, serving as Chief Justice from October 23, 1855, to October 23, 1862.

Born at Rowley, Massachusetts, Tenney graduated from Bowdoin College in 1816 and read law to gain admission to the bar in 1820. He died in Norridgewock, Maine.[1][2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maine Genealogy Archives, Maine Supreme Judicial Court Justices, 1820-1920.
  2. ^ "Maine Supreme Court Chief and Associate Justices". Maine State Legislature. Retrieved December 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "The Supreme Judicial Court of the State of Maine, 1820 to 2009". Nathan & Henry B. Cleaves Law Library. Retrieved December 22, 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court
1841–1855
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court
1855–1862
Succeeded by