Walter Quintin Gresham
Walter Quintin Gresham (1832-1895) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit.
Gresham received a recess appointment to the United States Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit from President Chester Arthur on October 28, 1884, and was nominated on December 3, 1884. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1884, and received commission that same day. On June 16, 1891, he was reassigned to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He resigned on March 3, 1893.
District of Indiana
Gresham was previously a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Indiana.
He received a recess appointment from President Ulysses Grant on September 1, 1869, and was nominated on December 6, 1869. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 1869, and received commission that same day. He resigned on April 9, 1883.
- Private practice, Corydon, Indiana, 1854-1860
- Indiana state representative, 1860-1861
- U.S. Army, 1861-1865
- Private practice, New Albany, Indiana, 1866-1867
- Agent for handling Indiana state finances, 1867-1869
- Postmaster General of the United States, 1883-1884
- U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1884
- U.S. Secretary of State, 1893-1895
- Biography from the Arlington National Cemetery Website.
- Biography (dead link) from the U.S. Department of State website.
- Judge Gresham Research Collections
- Judge Gresham Bibliography Information
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Indiana
William Allen Woods
|Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
James Graham Jenkins
NA - reassigned
|Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
James Graham Jenkins
|Former judges||John Paul Stevens • Julian William Mack • Terence Evans • John Coffey • Jesse Eschbach • Walter Quintin Gresham • Thomas Fairchild • Philip Tone • William Allen Woods • James Graham Jenkins • William Henry Seaman • John William Showalter • Peter Stenger Grosscup • Christian Cecil Kohlsaat • Albert Barnes Anderson • Francis Elisha Baker • Samuel Alschuler • Evan Alfred Evans • Louis FitzHenry • George True Page • Walter Lindley • William Morris Sparks • James Earl Major • Walter Treanor • Francis Duffy • Otto Kerner, Sr. • Otto Kerner, Jr. • Harlington Wood • Winfred Knoch • William Parkinson • Luther Swygert • Sherman Minton • Latham Castle • Walter Cummings • Philip Finnegan • John Hastings • Roger Kiley • Wilbur Pell • Elmer Schnackenberg • Robert Sprecher • Hardress Swaim •|
|Former Chief judges|
|1871||Bradford • McKinney • Rives • Story • Swing|