Associate Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Received a recess appointment from Abraham Lincoln on March 18, 1863, to a new seat created by 12 Stat. 762; nominated to the same position by Abraham Lincoln on January 5, 1864; Confirmed by the Senate on January 20, 1864, and received commission on January 20, 1864. Service terminated on May 1, 1885, due to retirement.
University of Indiana, 1832
Read Law, 1837