Alston Gordon Dayton

Personal

Birthday: 
10/18/1857
Birthplace: 
Philippi, VA (now WV)
Date of Death: 
7/30/1920
Place of Death: 
Battle Creek, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philippi, West Virginia, 1878-1879
Prosecutor, Upshur County, West Virginia, 1879-1884
Prosecutor, Barbour County, West Virginia, 1884-1888
Private practice, West Virginia, 1886-1895
U.S. representative from West Virginia, 1895-1905

Education

Name of School: 
West Virginia University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1878
Name of School - Second: 
West Virginia University
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1880
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1878

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Court Name: 

West Virginia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/14/1905
Termination Date: 
7/30/1920
Termination Reason: 
Death
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