Francis Marion Wright

Personal

Birthday: 
8/5/1844
Birthplace: 
Adams County, OH
Date of Death: 
7/15/1917
Place of Death: 
Urbana, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army second lieutenant, 1861-1865
Private practice, Georgetown, Ohio, 1867-1868
Private practice, Urbana, Illinois, 1868-1891
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1891-1897
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1897-1903

Education

Name of School: 

University of Cincinnati College of Law

The University of Cincinnati College of Law has established a solid reputation as one of the premier small public law schools. It is a part of a comprehensive research institution in one of the most livable cities in the country. The College offers only the J.D. program to fewer than 400 students, creating an academic setting with a very favorable student/faculty ratio and an excellent environment for the study of law. Our graduates have achieved great success in the profession and in the community. We are indeed fortunate to count our graduates among the leaders of the bench and bar as well as in business and in government.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1867

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
1/13/1903
Termination Date: 
3/16/1905
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
Commission Date - Second: 
3/17/1905
Termination Date - Second: 
7/15/1917
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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