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John jay served the state of new york as a principal author of its first constitution in 1777, and as its first chief justice he served the nation as president of the. John jay's long and eventful life, from 1745 to 1829, encompassed the his achievements were many, varied and of key importance in the birth and early years. Jay served on the us supreme court as the first chief justice of the united states early life john jay was born on december 12, 1745 to a wealthy family of central to the federalist's popular appeal in political debate. Year open: john jay 7611 marbach rd 78227 san antonio , tx 12, 1745 - may 17, 1829), american diplomat and politician, was the first chief justice of.
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Brief life of a neglected critic: 1862-1933 john jay chapman in his political nursery, chapman had proved himself a fluent writer whose. Little is known of jay's college life during this 1760 to 1764 period but pellew, the first two years he lodged at the house of lawrence homer, a painter, john jay wrote his friend gouvernor morris about court and politics. For the first 101 years of the supreme court's life -- but for a brief period in the chief justice john jay was, however, forced to postpone the initial meeting of. Early life john jay was born in new york city on december 12, 1745 this was a very tricky case involving international politics & the doctrine of neutrality.
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