Josiah Alexander Van Orsdel

Personal

Birthday: 
11/17/1860
Birthplace: 
New Bedford, PA
Date of Death: 
8/7/1937
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

County and prosecuting attorney, Laramie County, Wyoming, 1892-
State representative, Wyoming, 1894-
Attorney general, State of Wyoming, 1898-1905
Associate justice, Wyoming Supreme Court, 1905-1906
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1906-1907

Education

Name of School: 
Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1885
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1890

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/12/1907
Termination Date: 
8/7/1937
Termination Reason: 
Death
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