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Judges of U.S. Court of Claims, 1855-2001 (may be incomplete!)
Isaac Newton Blackford 1855-59 John James Gilchrist 1855-58 George Parker Scarburgh 1855-61 Edward Greely Loring 1858-77 James Hughes 1860 Joseph Casey 1861-70 Ebenezer Peck 1863-78 Charles Cooper Nott 1865-96 Samuel Milligan 1868-74 Charles D. Drake 1870 William Adams Richardson 1874-96 Bancroft Davis 1878-82 William H. Hunt 1878-81 Glenni W. Scofield 1881-91 Lawrence Weldon 1883-1905 John Davis 1885-1902 Stanton J. Peelle 1892-1913 Charles B. Howry 1897- Fenton W. Booth 1905- George W. Atkinson 1905-16 Samuel S. Barney 1906-16 Edward Kernan Campbell 1913 George Eddy Downey 1915-26 James Hay 1916 Samuel Jordan Graham 1919-30 J. McKenzie Moss 1926-29 William R. Green 1928-40 Nicholas J. Sinnott 1928-29 Benjamin H. Littleton 1929-58 Richard S. Whaley 1930 Samuel Estill Whitaker 1939-64 Marvin Jones 1940-43 John Marvin Jones 1940-47 J. Warren Madden 1941-61 Marvin Jones 1945-64 Evan Howell 1947-53 Don Nelson Laramore 1954 James Randall Durfee 1960- Oscar H. Davis 1962- Wilson Cowen 1964- Linton M. Collins 1964-72 Philip Nichols, Jr. 1966-82 Byron Skelton 1966-77 Marion T. Bennett 1972-82 Shiro Kashiwa 1972-82 Robert L. Kunzig 1972-82 Edward Samuel Smith 1978-82 John Light Napier 1986 Roger B. Andewelt 1987-2001

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1858 Apr 29: John James Gilchrist, died in office.
  • 1861 Apr 20: George Parker Scarburgh, resigned.
  • 1874 Apr 20: Samuel Milligan, died in office.
  • 1877 Dec 14: Edward Greely Loring, resigned.
  • 1878 May 1: Ebenezer Peck, resigned.
  • 1891 Jul 29: Glenni W. Scofield, resigned.
  • 1902 May 5: John Davis, died in office.
  • 1905 Apr 10: Lawrence Weldon, died in office.
  • 1926 May 24: George Eddy Downey, died in office.
  • 1929 Jun 11: J. McKenzie Moss, died in office.
  • 1929 Jul 20: Nicholas J. Sinnott, died in office.
  • 1930 May 1: Samuel Jordan Graham, took senior status.
  • 1961 Aug 15: J. Warren Madden, took senior status.
  • 1964 Jul 19: Samuel Estill Whitaker, took senior status.
  • 1972 Apr 12: Linton M. Collins, died in office.
  • 1977 May 1: Byron Skelton, took senior status.
  • 1982 Feb 21: Robert L. Kunzig, died in office.
  • 2001 Aug 7: Roger B. Andewelt, died in office.

    Judges of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1929-82 (may be incomplete!)
    Finis J. Garrett 1929 Irvine L. Lenroot 1929-44 Frederick W. Dallinger 1932-42 Joseph Raymond Jackson 1937-52 William A. Ekwall 1942-56 Ambrose O'Connell 1944-48 Noble J. Johnson 1948-58 Eugene Worley 1950-59 William P. Cole, Jr. 1952-57 Giles Sutherland Rich 1956-82 I. Jack Martin 1958-66 Arthur M. Smith 1959-68 J. Lindsay Almond, Jr. 1962-82 Phillip Benjamin Baldwin 1968-82 Donald Edward Lane 1969-79 Jack Miller 1973-82 Helen Wilson Nies 1980-82

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1944 Apr 30: Irvine L. Lenroot, retired.
  • 1952 Apr 1: Joseph Raymond Jackson, took senior status.
  • 1956 Oct 16: William A. Ekwall, died in office.
  • 1966 Nov 5: I. Jack Martin, died in office.
  • 1968 Nov 20: Arthur M. Smith, died in office.
  • 1979 May 30: Donald Edward Lane, died in office.

    Judges of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1910-50 (may be incomplete!)
    William H. Hunt 1910-11 Orion M. Barber 1910-28 James Francis Smith 1910-28 Marion De Vries 1910-21 George E. Martin 1911-23 Oscar E. Bland 1923-47 Charles Sherrod Hatfield 1923-50 William J. Graham 1924-37

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1928 Jun 29: James Francis Smith, died in office.
  • 1928 Sep 30: Orion M. Barber, took senior status.
  • 1937 Nov 10: William J. Graham, died in office.
  • 1950 Feb 9: Charles Sherrod Hatfield, died in office.

    Judges of U.S. Customs Court, 1900-80 (may be incomplete!)
    Marion De Vries 1900-10 William C. Adamson 1926-28 George Stewart Brown 1926-41 William Barberie Howell 1926-27 Charles P. McClelland 1926-39 Jerry B. Sullivan 1926-39 Byron S. Waite 1926-30 George Emery Weller 1926-30 Israel F. Fischer 1927-33 William Josiah Tilson 1928-49 Genevieve Rose Cline 1928-53 Walter Howard Evans 1931-41 William John Keefe 1933-47 Thomas Joseph Walker 1940-45 Thomas Joseph Walker 1940-45 Webster J. Oliver 1940-67 William P. Cole, Jr. 1942-52 Charles Drummond Lawrence 1943 Irvin Charles Mollison 1945-62 Paul P. Rao 1948-80 Morgan Ford 1949- David J. Wilson 1954-66 Mary H. Donlon 1955-66 Scovel Richardson 1957-80 Philip Nichols, Jr. 1964-66 Frederick Landis 1965-80 James L. Watson 1966-80 Lindley Beckworth 1967-68 Herbert Naaman Maletz 1967-80 Bernard Newman 1968-80 Samuel Murray Rosenstein 1968-70 Edward Domenic Re 1968-80 Nils A. Boe 1971-77

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1927 Apr 4: William Barberie Howell, died in office.
  • 1930 Nov 1: Byron S. Waite, retired.
  • 1939 Sep 30: Jerry B. Sullivan, retired; Charles P. McClelland, retired.
  • 1941 May 31: Walter Howard Evans, retired.
  • 1941 Aug 31: George Stewart Brown, retired.
  • 1945 Jan 18: Thomas Joseph Walker, died in office.
  • 1947 Jan 15: William John Keefe, retired.
  • 1949 May 26: William Josiah Tilson, died in office.
  • 1953 Mar 1: Genevieve Rose Cline, retired.
  • 1962 May 5: Irvin Charles Mollison, died in office.
  • 1966 Apr 1: David J. Wilson, took senior status.
  • 1966 Oct 1: Mary H. Donlon, took senior status.
  • 1967 Jun 24: Webster J. Oliver, took senior status.
  • 1970 Dec 31: Samuel Murray Rosenstein, took senior status.

    Judge of U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1961-67 (may be incomplete!)
    Paul J. Kilday 1961-67

    Judges of U.S. Commerce Court, 1910-13 (may be incomplete!)
    John E. Carland 1910-13 Martin A. Knapp 1910-13 Julian W. Mack 1911-13 William H. Hunt 1911-13

    Judges of U.S. District Courts, 1831-2004 (may be incomplete!)
    Matthew Harvey 1831-66 William F. Giles 1853-79 Daniel Clark 1866-91 Olin Wellborn 1895-1915 James Wickersham 1900 Horace W. Vaughan 1916-22 John Paul 1932-59 T. Alan Goldsborough 1939-41 Edward C. Eicher 1942 Carl A. Hatch 1949-63 J. Skelly Wright 1949-62 Allan K. Grim 1950 Luther W. Youngdahl 1951-66 Charles Evans Whittaker 1954-56 Hubert L. Will 1961-95 Frank Gray, Jr. 1962 Robert Witherspoon Hemphill 1964 Robert F. Chapman 1974 Cecil F. Poole 1976-79 William Curtis Bryson 1994-

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1866 Apr 7: Matthew Harvey, died in office.
  • 1891 Jan 2: Daniel Clark, died in office.
  • 1995 Dec 9: Hubert L. Will, died in office.

    Other Federal Judges, 1786-2001 (may be incomplete!)
    Joseph Clay 1786 Francis Hopkinson 1789 John Sullivan 1789 Return J. Meigs, Jr. 1807-08 Jesse B. Thomas 1809-18 Thomas Rodney 1811 David Howell 1812 Robert Trimble 1817 John Branch 1822 Willard Hall 1823 James D. Doty 1828-32 Powhatan Ellis 1832 Archibald Yell 1832-35 Humphrey H. Leavitt 1834 Samuel Jameson Gholson 1839 Charles Jared Ingersoll 1853 John Law 1855 Truman Smith 1862 John W. Longyear 1870 David McKendree Key 1880 Howell Edmunds Jackson 1886 Constantine B. Kilgore 1895 John R. Thomas 1897 William S. Kenyon 1922 William H. Kirkpatrick 1927 David H. Kincheloe 1930 Oscar Raymond Luhring 1930 John Knight 1931 J. Russell Leech 1932 Frank L. Kloeb 1937 Charles H. Leavy 1942 Guy T. Helvering 1943 Byron B. Harlan 1946 Luther A. Johnson 1946 Jed Johnson 1947 Edward L. Leahy 1951 Homer Ferguson 1956-71 Sidney L. Christie 1964 Woodrow W. Jones 1968 Jeffry H. Gallet 1993-2001

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