David Cartter

Born: June 22, 1812
Jefferson County, New York

Died: April 16, 1887
Washington, D.C.

David K. Cartter

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.

Read Law, 1832

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 is Charles Armor.

Year Painted

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

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Cartter family papers, 1836-1893. ca. 800 items; collection includes David K. Cartter’s correspondence.