George Washington McCrary

Personal

Birthday: 
8/29/1835
Birthplace: 
near Evansville, IN
Date of Death: 
6/23/1890
Place of Death: 
St. Joseph, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1856-1857, 1858-1861, 1862-1869
State representative, Iowa, 1857
State senator, Iowa, 1861-1865
U.S. representative from Iowa, 1869-1877
Secretary of War, 1877-1879
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1884-1890
General counsel, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1884-1890

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1856

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
President Nominating: 
Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/09/1879
Termination Date: 
03/18/1884
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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