Wilson McCandless

Personal

Birthday: 
6/19/1810
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
6/30/1882
Place of Death: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1831-1859, 1876-1882
State senator, Pennsylvania

Education

Name of School: 
Western University of Pennsylvania (now University of Pittsburgh)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1826
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1831

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
James Buchanan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
02/08/1859
Termination Date: 
07/24/1876
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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