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Name Westenhaver, David C.
City Cleveland
State OH
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 January 13, 1865, in Berkeley County, WV
Died July 29, 1928

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

Born January 13, 1865, in Berkeley County, WV
Died July 29, 1928

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on March 12, 1917, to a seat vacated by John Hessin Clarke. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1917, and received commission on March 14, 1917. Service terminated on July 29, 1928, due to death.

Education:
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1886

Professional Career:

Private practice, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1886-1903
Prosecutor, Berkeley County, West Virginia, 1886-1887
City councilman, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1902-1903
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1903-1917
Member, Cleveland [Ohio] Board of Education, 1912-1915

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, February 19, 1917; no Senate vote


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