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McCrary, George Washington

Born August 29, 1835, near Evansville, IN
Died June 23, 1890, in St. Joseph, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on December 1, 1879, to a seat vacated by John F. Dillon. Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1879, and received commission on December 9, 1879. Service terminated on March 18, 1884, due to resignation.

Read law, 1856

Professional Career:

Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1856-1857, 1858-1861, 1862-1869
State representative, Iowa, 1857
State senator, Iowa, 1861-1865
U.S. representative from Iowa, 1869-1877
Secretary of War, 1877-1879
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1884-1890
General counsel, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1884-1890