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

Walter McCoy McCoy, Walter L.

Dates Served
1914 - 1929

Biographical Sketch
Born 12/8/1859 in Troy, NY
Died 7/17/1933 in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on May 16, 1918; Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 1918, and received commission on May 22, 1918. Service terminated on 12/8/1929, due to retirement.

U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on May 16, 1918; Confirmed by the Senate on 10/2/1914, and received commission on 10/2/1914. Service terminated on 5/22/1918, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1882
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1886
Harvard University, A.M., 1886

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1886-1914
Trustee, Village of South Orange, New Jersey, 1893-1895, 1901-1905, 1910
U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1911-1914

Frame Dimensions
38.5 x 32.5

Canvas Dimensions
30.25 x 24.25

Overall Condition
Excellent. Frame needs cleaning, slight chips in frame.

Artist
The artist's signature is illegible.

Year Painted
1931