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

Walter Cox Cox, Walter S.

Dates Served
1879 - 1899

Biographical Sketch
Born 10/25/1826 in Georgetown, DC
Died 6/25/1902 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 February 26, 1879; Confirmed by the Senate on March 01/1879, and received commission on March 1, 1879. Service terminated on July 1, 1899, due to retirement.

Georgetown College, B.A., 1843
Georgetown College, M.A., 1844
Harvard Law School, B.L., 1847

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, DC, 1848-1879
Recorder, City of Georgetown, DC
Alderman, City of Georgetown, DC
Auditor of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia
Professor of law, Columbia University, 1874-1879, 1899-1902

Frame Dimensions
58.5" x 46"

Canvas Dimensions
47.75" x 35"

Overall Condition
Overall portrait is in good condition.

Artist is Harold L. MacDonald.

Year Painted