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Weldon, Lawrence

Born August 9, 1829, in Zanesville, OH
Died April 10, 1905, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Received a recess appointment from Chester A. Arthur on November 24, 1883, to a seat vacated by J.C. Bancroft Davis; nominated to the same position by Chester A. Arthur on December 12, 1883. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1883, and received commission on December 18, 1883. Service terminated on April 10, 1905, due to death.

Professional Career:

Clerk, secretary of state, State of Ohio, 1853-1854
Private practice, Clinton, Illinois, 1854-1861
State representative, Illinois, 1861
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1861-1866
Private practice, Bloomington, Illinois, 1867-1883