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

David Cartter Cartter, David K.

Dates Served
1863 - 1887

Biographical Sketch
Born 6/22/1812 in Jefferson County, NY
Died 4/16/1887 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia] Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 10, 1863; Confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1863, and received commission on March 11, 1863. Service terminated on April 16, 1887, due to death.

Education:
Read Law, 1832

Professional Career:
Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1832-1836
Private practice, Akron, Ohio, 1836-1845
Private practice, Massillon, Ohio, 1845-1849
U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1849-1853
Private practice, Massillon, Ohio, 1853-1856
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1856-1861
U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1861-1863

Frame Dimensions
46" x 41.25"

Canvas Dimensions
30" x 25"

Overall Condition
Some chips on the front of the frame, but overall good condition.

Artist
Artist is Charles Armor.

Year Painted
1885