Iredell, James 1750-1799
Jurist; born in Lewes, England, Oct. 5, 1750; emigrated to North Carolina in 1767; admitted to the bar in 1775; was elected judge of the Superior Court in 1777; appointed attorney-general in 1779; and judge of the Supreme Court in 1790. He died in Edenton, N. C., Oct. 20, 1799.
Lawyer; born in Edenton, N. C., Nov. 2, 1788; son of James Iredell; graduated at Princeton College in 1806; served in the War of 1812; aided in the defence of Craney Island; elected governor of North Carolina in 1827, and served out an unexpired term in the United States Senate in 1828-31. His publications include a Treatise on the law of executors and administrators; and a Digest of all the reported cases in the courts of North Carolina, 1778 to 1845. He died in Edenton, N. C., April 13, 1853.