History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Showalter, John William
Born February 8, 1844, in Mason County, KY
Died December 10, 1898, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on February 25, 1895, to a new seat authorized by 28 Stat. 643. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1895, and received commission on March 1, 1895. Service terminated on December 10, 1898, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on February 25, 1895, to a new seat authorized by 28 Stat. 643. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1895, and received commission on March 1, 1895. Service terminated on December 10, 1898, due to death.

Education:
Yale College, 1867
Read law, 1871

Professional Career:
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1870-1895

 

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