David C. Westenhaver

Personal

Birthday: 
1/13/1865
Birthplace: 
Berkeley County, WV
Date of Death: 
7/29/1928
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1886-1903
Prosecutor, Berkeley County, West Virginia, 1886-1887
City councilman, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1902-1903
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1903-1917
Member, Cleveland [Ohio] Board of Education, 1912-1915

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, February 19, 1917; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1886

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/14/1917
Termination Date: 
7/29/1928
Termination Reason: 
Death
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