Winthrop Welles Ketcham

Personal

Birthday: 
6/29/1820
Birthplace: 
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Date of Death: 
12/6/1879
Place of Death: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Teacher, Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1848-1849
Private practice, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1850-1855, 1861-1863, 1867-1873
Prothonotary, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 1855-1858
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1858
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1859-1861
Solicitor, U.S. Court of Claims, 1864-1866
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1873-1876

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1850

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ulysses Grant
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
06/26/1876
Termination Date: 
12/06/1879
Termination Reason: 
Death
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