History of the Federal Judiciary


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Whitson, Edward
Born October 6, 1852, in Linn County, OR
Died October 15, 1910

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 10, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 824. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1905, and received commission on March 14, 1905. Service terminated on October 15, 1910, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1879

Professional Career:
Auditor, Yakima County, Washington Territory, 1875-1876
Territorial legislator, Washington Territory, 1877-1878
Mayor, North Yakima, Washington Territory, 1886-1888
Private practice

 

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