Judicial Portraits
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Alexander Hagner Sitting Hagner, Alexander B.

Dates Served
1879 - 1903

Biographical Sketch
Born 7/13/1826 in Washington, DC
Died 6/30/1915 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia] Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on January 17, 1879; Confirmed by the Senate on January 21, 1879, and received commission on January 21, 1879. Service terminated on 6/1/1903, due to retirement.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1845
St. John`s College
Read Law, 1848

Professional Career:
Private practice, Annapolis, Maryland, 1848-1879
Maryland state representative, 1854-1855
Special judge, Prince George`s County, Maryland (no dates)

Frame Dimensions
60 x 52

Canvas Dimensions
48 x 40

Overall Condition
Fair. Paint falling off, gilding cracked, holes in side of frame, pieces of frame missing. Needs conservation.

Artist
Charles Harold L. MacDonald (1861 - 1923) - A portrait artist, illustrator, and sculptor, Mr. MacDonald was born in Wisconsin and studied in Paris with Gustave Boulanger and Jules Lefebvre. He lived in Washington, D.C. from 1890 until his death.