Walter Smith Cox

Personal

Birthday: 
10/25/1826
Birthplace: 
Georgetown, DC
Date of Death: 
6/25/1902
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1848-1879
Recorder, City of Georgetown, District of Columbia
Alderman, City of Georgetown, District of Columbia
Auditor, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia
Professor, Columbian University School of Law (now George Washington University Law School), 1874-1879, 1899-1902

Education

Name of School: 
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1843
Name of School - Second: 
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University)
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1844
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1847

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
03/01/1879
Termination Date: 
07/01/1899
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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