Little is known of his early life. Came to Minnesota from Brockport, New York. Appointed to the Minnesota Territorial Supreme Court by President Fillmore on November 13, 1851. The United States Senate rejected his appointment, but word of the rejection did not reach St. Paul until Fuller had arrived here and begun his duties. Fuller sat on the July 1852 term of court and continued to serve until December 15 of that year. Subsequently he returned to Brockport, New York, where he was elected County Judge.