Walter Quintin Gresham

Personal

Birthday: 
3/17/1832
Birthplace: 
near Lanesville, IN
Date of Death: 
5/28/1895
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Corydon, Indiana, 1854-1860
State representative, Indiana, 1860-1861
U.S. Army, 1861-1865
Private practice, New Albany, Indiana, 1866-1867
Agent for handling Indiana state finances, 1867-1869
Postmaster general of the United States, 1883-1884
Secretary of the Treasury, 1884
Secretary of State, 1893-1895

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1854

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Indiana
President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/21/1869
Termination Date: 
04/09/1883
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
12/09/1884
Termination Date - Second: 
03/03/1893
Termination Reason - Second: 
Resignation
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
06/16/1891
Termination Date - Third: 
03/03/1893
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
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