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Name Cox, Walter Smith
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cox, Walter Smith
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cox, Walter Smith
Born October 25, 1826, in Georgetown, DC
Died June 25, 1902, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on February 26, 1879, to a new seat authorized by 20 Stat. 320. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1879, and received commission on March 1, 1879. Service terminated on July 1, 1899, due to retirement.

Education:
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University), B.A., 1843
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University), M.A., 1844
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1847

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1848-1879
Recorder, City of Georgetown, District of Columbia
Alderman, City of Georgetown, District of Columbia
Auditor, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia
Professor, Columbian University School of Law (now George Washington University Law School), 1874-1879, 1899-1902

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