Associate Justice of the Supreme Court: Born in Prince George County, Maryland, on December 6, 1752, Duval studied law, was admitted to the bar and served as a clerk of the Maryland legislature before the Declaration of Independence. After the Revolutionary War, he was elected to Congress, serving from 1794 to 1796. He resigned from Congress to take a position as a justice of the Maryland Supreme Court. In December of 1802, Duval was appointed comptroller of the currency until 1811, when he was appointed to the US Supreme Court. Duval was forced to resign from the Supreme Court because of his deafness


Comptrollerís Office Free Frank Signed By Future Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Duval

Comptrollerís Office. Addressed to Francis Page, Esquire. Collector, York Town, Virginia. GABRIEL DUVAL, jurist, was born in Prince George County, Md., Dec. 6, 1752; of French Huguenot ancestry. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in his native state. In 1794 he was elected a representative in the 4th congress, resigning just before the completion of his term to accept his appointment as judge of the Supreme Court of Maryland. He was a presidential elector in 1796 and 1800; was comptroller of the U. S. treasury, 1802-11, and Nov. 18, 1811, was appointed an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. He resigned in 1836 and died in Prince George county, Md., March 6, 1844. Fine.
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