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Name Delahay, Mark W.
State KS
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1828 in Talbot County, MD
Died May 8, 1879, in Kansas City, KS

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1828 in Talbot County, MD
Died May 8, 1879, in Kansas City, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
Received a recess appointment from Abraham Lincoln on October 6, 1863, to a seat vacated by Archibald Williams; nominated to the same position by Abraham Lincoln on December 14, 1863. Confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 1864, and received commission on March 15, 1864. Service terminated on December 12, 1873, due to resignation.

Professional Career:

Private practice, Illinois, -1853
Editor, Virginia [Illinois] Observer, 1848-1849
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1853-1855
Private practice, Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, 1855-1857
Owner/editor, The [Kansas] Territorial Register, 1857-
Chief clerk, Kansas Territorial House of Representatives, 1860-1861
Surveyor general of Kansas and Nebraska, 1861-1863

Miscellaneous Information:

Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, February 28, 1873; no trial following resignation


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