The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
U.S. District Attorneys in District of Columbia

U.S. District Attorneys for Columbia, 1801-1998 (may be incomplete!)
John T. Mason 1801 Walter Jones, Jr. 1801-21 Thomas Swann 1821-33 Francis Scott Key 1833-41 Philip R. Fendall 1841-45 James Hoban 1845-53 Philip Barton Key 1853-59 Robert Ould 1859-61 Edward Carrington 1861-70 George P. Fisher 1870-76 Harry H. Wells 1876-80 George B. Corkhill 1880-84 Augustus S. Worthington 1884-88 John B. Hoge 1888-91 Charles C. Cole 1891-93 Arthur A. Birney 1893-97 Henry E. Davis 1897-99 Thomas H. Anderson 1899-1901 Ashley M. Gould 1901-02 Morgan H. Beach 1903-05 Daniel W. Baker 1905-10 Clarence R. Wilson 1910-14 John E. Laskey 1914-21 Peyton Gordon 1921-28 Leo A. Rover 1928-34 Leslie C. Garnett 1934-37 David A. Pine 1937-40 Edward M. Curran 1940-46 George M. Fay 1946 George E. McNeil 1946-47 George M. Fay 1947-51 Charles M. Irelan 1951-53 Leo A. Rover 1953-56 Oliver Gasch 1956-61 David Campion Acheson 1961-65 John C. Conliff, Jr. 1965 David G. Bress 1965-69 Thomas A. Flannery 1969-71 Harold A. Titus, Jr. 1971-74 Earl J. Silbert 1974-79 Carl Raul 1979 Charles F. C. Ruff 1979-81 Stanley S. Harris 1981-83 Joseph E. diGenova 1983-88 Timothy J. Reardon III 1988 Jay B. Stephens 1988-93 J. Ramsey Johnson 1993 Eric H. Holder, Jr. 1993-97 Mary Lou Leary 1997-98 Wilma A. Lewis 1998-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1859 Feb 27: Philip Barton Key, died in office.
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