High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Trimble
(November 17, 1776 ? August 25, 1828) was an attorney, judge, and a
justice of the United States Supreme Court. Trimble was born in
Berkeley County, Virginia, to William Trimble and Mary McMillan.
His family moved to Kentucky while he was still an infant settling
in the area outside Boonesboro (now Clark County). He read law and
was licensed to practice law in 1803, entering private practice in
Paris, Kentucky in Bourbon County from 1803 to 1808. He served in
the Kentucky House of Representatives from Paris, Kentucky, in
1803. He also served briefly on the Kentucky Court of Appeals, as a
Second Judge from 1807-1808, and as Chief Justice in 1810. He was
the federal prosecutor from 1813 to 1817. Trimble married Nancy
Timberlake and the two had at least six children.