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Walker, Richard Wilde

Born March 11, 1857, in Florence, AL
Died April 10, 1936

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on October 2, 1914, to a seat vacated by David Davie Shelby. Confirmed by the Senate on October 5, 1914, and received commission on October 5, 1914. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1930. Service terminated on April 10, 1936, due to death.

Columbia Law School
Washington and Lee University
College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), A.B., 1877
Read law, 1878

Professional Career:

Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private practice, New York City
Private practice, Huntsville, Alabama
Justice, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1891-1892
State representative, Alabama, 1903
Presiding judge, Court of Appeals of Alabama, 1911-1914
Member, Conference of Senior Circuit Judges (now Judicial Conference of the United States), 1922-1929