- February 10:
- Edward Coke Billings received his commission to be a judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
- June 26:
- Winthrop Welles Ketcham received his commission to be a judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
- July 24:
- July 26:
- Philip Fraser died, ending his service on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.