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.

Education:
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
Artist is Harold L. MacDonald.

Year Painted
1900