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Congressional Impeachment of Government Officials

#Date:Person Accused:Office Held:Results of Impeachment:
1Jan. 11, 1799William BlountLegislative Branch:
Senator of Tennessee
Expelled, charges dismissed
2Mar. 12, 1804John PickeringJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court,
New Hampshire
Found guilty & removed
3Mar. 1, 1805Samuel ChaseJudicial Branch:
Associate Justice
Found not guilty
4Jan. 31, 1831Jame H. PeckJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Missouri
Found not guilty
5June 26, 1862West H. HumphreysJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Tennessee
Found guilty & removed
#Date:Person Accused:Office Held:Results of Impeachment:
6May 26, 1868Andrew JonhsonExecutive Branch:
President
Found not guilty
7Feb. 28, 1873Mark H. DelahayJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Kansas
Resigned from office
8Aug. 1, 1876William BelknapExecutive Branch:
Secretary of War
Resigned from office & found not guilty
9Feb. 27, 1905Charles SwayneJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Florida
Found not guilty
10Jan. 13, 1913Robert ArchbaldJudicial Branch:
Associate Justice - U.S. Commerce Court, Judge - US Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Found guilty & removed
#Date:Person Accused:Office Held:Results of Impeachment:
11Dec. 13, 1926George W. EnglishJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Illinois
Resigned from office, charges dismissed
12May 24, 1933Harold LouderbackJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, California
Found not guilty
13Apr. 17, 1936Halsted RitterJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Florida
Found guilty & removed
14Aug. 9, 1974Richard M. NixonExecutive Branch:
President
Resigned from
office before
Congressional hearings.
15Oct. 9, 1986Harry E. ClaiborneJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Nevada
Found guilty & removed
#Date:Person Accused:Office Held:Results of Impeachment:
16Oct. 20, 1989Alcee L. HastingsJudicial Branch:
Judge - US District Court, Florida
Found guilty & removed
17Nov. 3, 1989Walter NixonJudicial Branch:
Chief Judge - US District Court, Mississippi
Found guilty & removed
18Feb. 12, 1999William J. ClintonExecutive Branch:
President
Found not guilty


Legend:
Date refers to the date the impeachment proceeding concluded or of person's resignation.
Person Accused: is the name of person who went through the impeachment process.
Office Held: is the Branch of Goverment and Title of the person.
Results of Impeachment: is the outcome of the impeachment.




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