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Name McCoy, Walter Irving
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:

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

McCoy, Walter Irving
Born December 8, 1859, in Troy, NY
Died July 17, 1933, in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on September 29, 1914, to a seat vacated by Job Barnard. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 1914, and received commission on October 2, 1914. Service terminated on May 22, 1918, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Chief Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on May 16, 1918, to a seat vacated by J. Harry Covington. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1918, and received commission on May 22, 1918. Service terminated on December 8, 1929, due to retirement.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1882
Harvard University, A.M., 1886
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1886

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1886-1914
Village trustee, South Orange, New Jersey, 1893-1895, 1901-1905, 1910
U.S. representative from New Jersey, 1911-1914


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