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Wales, Leonard Eugene

Born November 26, 1823, in Wilmington, DE
Died February 8, 1897, in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
Nominated by Chester A. Arthur on March 6, 1884, to a seat vacated by Edward G. Bradford. Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1884, and received commission on March 20, 1884. Service terminated on February 8, 1897, due to death.

Yale College, 1845
Read law, 1848

Professional Career:

Editor, Delaware State Journal, Wilmington, Delaware, 1848-1850
Clerk, U.S. District Court and U.S. Circuit Court, District of Delaware, 1849-1864
City solicitor, Wilmington, Delaware, 1853-1854
U.S. Army second lieutenant, First Delaware Volunteers, 1861
Judge, Superior Court of Delaware, 1864-1884