George Wesley Atkinson

Personal

Birthday: 
6/29/1845
Birthplace: 
Charleston, VA (now WV)
Date of Death: 
4/4/1925
Place of Death: 
Charleston, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant superintendent of public schools, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 1868-1870
Collector of tolls, Kanawha [West Virginia] River Board, 1869-1871
Postmaster, Charleston, West Virginia, 1871-1877
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1875-1877
Editor, Wheeling [West Virginia] Standard, 1877-1878
Revenue agent, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1879-1881
U.S. marshal, District of West Virginia, 1881-1885
U.S. representative from West Virginia, 1890-1891
Editor, West Virginia Journal, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1891-1896
Private practice, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1891-1896
Governor, West Virginia, 1897-1901
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1901-1905

Education

Name of School: 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1870
Name of School - Second: 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1873
Name of School - Third: 
Howard University Law Department
Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1874

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: 
1/16/1906
Termination Date: 
4/16/1916
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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