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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania|
|Appointed by:||William Howard Taft|
|Active:||3/2/1911 - 4/7/1925|
|Preceded by:||Robert Wodrow Archbald|
|Succeeded by:||Albert Williams Johnson|
|Bachelors:||Central College, Pennsylvania (1883)|
|Law School:||Read Law (1887)|
Charles Whitmer (1862-1925) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
He was nominated by President William Howard Taft on February 20, 1911 to fill the seat vacated by Robert Wodrow Archbald. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1911, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on April 7, 1925. Witmer was succeeded in this position by Albert Williams Johnson.
Early life and education
- Central College, Pennsylvania, A.B., 1883
- Read law, 1887
- County solicitor, Northumberland County, 1888-1891, 1894-1900
- Assistant attorney, Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1902-1904
- Chief counsel, Dairy Food Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1904-1905
- Special counsel, Pennsylvania Auditor General's Department, 1905-1906
- U.S. Marshal, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1906-1907
- U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1907-1911
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Witmer was nominated by President William Howard Taft on February 20, 1911 to fill the seat vacated by Robert Wodrow Archbald. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1911, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on April 7, 1925. Witmer was succeeded in this position by Albert Williams Johnson.
|Federal judicial offices|
Robert Wodrow Archbald
|Middle District of Pennsylvania
Albert Williams Johnson
Archbald • Barber • Carland • Cooper • Denison • De Vries • Hollister • Hughes • Hunt • Killits • Knapp • Knappen • Lamar • Mack • Montgomery • Rasch • Rose • Russell • Smith • Van Devanter • Van Valkenburgh • White
|Magistrate judges||Thomas Blewitt • Andrew Smyser • William Arbuckle • Mildred Methvin • Martin C. Carlson • Susan E. Schwab •|
|Former Article III judges||
Thomas Vanaskie • James McClure • Robert Wodrow Archbald • Charles Witmer • Albert Williams Johnson • Albert Leisenring Watson • Frederick Follmer • Robert Herman • John William Murphy • Michael Sheridan •
|Former Chief judges|