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Bellinger, Charles Byron

Born November 21, 1839, in Maquon, IL
Died May 12, 1905, in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on April 11, 1893, to a seat vacated by Matthew P. Deady. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 1893, and received commission on April 15, 1893. Service terminated on May 12, 1905, due to death.

Read law, 1863

Professional Career:

Private practice, Salem, Oregon, 1863-1864
Newspaper editor, Salem Review, Salem, Oregon, 1864
Newspaper editor, Arena, Salem, Oregon, 1864-1866
Merchant, Monroe, Oregon, 1866-1869
State representative, Oregon, 1868
Newspaper editor, Albany Democrat, Albany, Oregon, 1869-1870
Newspaper editor, Portland News, Portland, Oregon, 1870-1890
State prosecutor, Oregon, 1871-1872
Oregon state militia lieutenant colonel/aide, 1873-1874
Clerk/reporter of decisions, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1874-1878
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1870- , 1873-1874, 1880-1893
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1878-1880