- March 3:
- John Paul received his commission to be a judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
- April 9:
- Walter Quintin Gresham resigned from the United States District Court for the District of Indiana.
- October 18:
- Amos Morrill retired from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
- November 5:
- November 24:
- December 1:
- John Erskine retired from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.