Born: April 21, 1872
Washington, D.C.

Died: July 3, 1935

William Hitz

Associate Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia] Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on December 15, 1916; Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1917, and received commission on January 2, 1917. Service terminated on February 13, 1931, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit Nominated by Herbert Hoover on December 15, 1916; Confirmed by the Senate on 1/28/1931, and received commission on 2/6/1931. Service terminated on July 3, 1935, due to death.

Harvard College
Georgetown University Law School, LL.B, 1900

Frame Dimensions
58 x 48.25

Canvas Dimensions
49.5 x 39.5

Overall Condition
Scratch across right column in painting, frame has wear damage, nicks across the sides, and substantial cracks.

Artist is J.I. Johnson.

Year Painted

Professional Career:

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1900-1914
Special attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1914-1916

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965; 159.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.
  • Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1914-1933; 15,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.