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Gabriel Duvall (1752–1844)


Gabriel Duvall was a U.S. Supreme Court colleague of Bushrod Washington. 


Gabriel Duvall was born on 6 December 1752 to a wealthy Huguenot family in Prince George's County, Maryland. He studied law, won admission to the bar, and served as a militia private during the Revolutionary War. With his 1782 election to the Maryland State Council, Duvall embarked on a political and legal career that included service as a state delegate (178794), U.S.


"Gabriel Duvall." Dictionary of American Biography, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. Gale In Context: U.S. History, Accessed 6 Sept. 2023.

Richard E. Ellis, "Duvall, Gabriel," in Kermit L. Hall, ed., The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (Oxford University Press, 2005). 

Gabriel Duvall at Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series).

Gabriel Duvall at Federal Judicial Center.

Gabriel Duvall at Oyez.

Gabriel Duvall at The Supreme Court Historical Society.

Gabriel Duvall at Find a Grave.

Justice Gabriel Duvall at FamilySearch.