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Name Evans, Walter
City Louisville
State KY
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 September 18, 1842, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY
Died December 30, 1923, in Louisville,
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born September 18, 1842, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY
Died December 30, 1923, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Kentucky
Nominated by William McKinley on March 3, 1899, to a seat vacated by John W. Barr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1899, and received commission on March 3, 1899. Service terminated on July 1, 1901, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Reassigned on July 1, 1901, to a new seat authorized by 31 Stat. 781. Service terminated on December 30, 1923, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1864

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1861-1863
Private practice, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 1864-1871
State representative, Kentucky, 1871-1873
State senator, Kentucky, 1873-1875
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1875-1883
Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1883-1885
Private practice, 1885-1895
U.S. representative from Kentucky, 1895-1899


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