Are you running for judicial office this year? October 20th is the last day to guarantee your bio info gets added to Judgepedia! Please use our biographical information submission form to enhance your profile page.


Walter Quintin Gresham

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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.[1]

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.[1]

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.[1]

Education

Professional career

  • 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[1]

External links

Wikipedia-logo-en.png

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
David McDonald
District of Indiana
1869–1883
Succeeded by:
William Allen Woods
Preceded by:
Thomas Drummond
Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
1884–1893
Succeeded by:
James Graham Jenkins
Preceded by:
NA - reassigned
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
1891–1893
Succeeded by:
James Graham Jenkins