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Eastern District of Washington

History        

 

The Territory of Washington was created on March 2, 1853.  The District of Washington was created on February 22, 1889.  The District was effective upon the admission of Washington as a State on November 11, 1889.  The District was divided into two Districts, the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington, on March 2, 1905.

Following is a list of the United States Marshals for the Territory of Washington, District of Washington and the Eastern District of Washington.

MARSHAL DATE
Territory of Washington
Anderson, J. Patton March 21, 1853
Corliss, George W. March 11, 1856
Weed, Charles E. March 2, 1860
Huntington, William October 9, 1861
January 22, 1862
July 12, 1866
Ritz, Philip April 9, 1869
Kearney, Edward S. March 2, 1870
Hopkins, Charles January 12, 1876
March 11, 1880
George, Jesse W. July 2, 1884
Hamilton, Thomas J. December 3, 1885
August 4, 1886
District of Washington
Brown, Thomas R. February 4, 1890
Drake, James C. May 20, 1893
September 8, 1893
Ide, Clarence W. July 1, 1897
Hopkins, Charles B. March 3, 1902
Eastern District of Washington
Baker, George H. April 2, 1905
  December 12, 1905
Halteman, W.A. February 15, 1911
McGovern, James E. March 3, 1914
March 8, 1918
Kees, Arthur F. September 27, 1921
Ham, David T. December 21, 1925
  February 19, 1930
Bezona, Wayne February 20, 1934
May 16, 1940
  September 27, 1944
  July 11, 1951
Holmes, Darrell O. June 3, 1953
  June 20, 1957
Donovan, Daniel T. February 17, 1962
Atwood, James E. January 22, 1968
March 28, 1968

Locke, George A.

November 7, 1969
December 17, 1969
  April 5, 1974
Sherar, Archie P. October 25, 1977
Atwood, James E. May 29, 1981
Nolan, Paul R. December 3, 1981
  June 25, 1986
Dashiell, G. Ronald February 11, 1994
Buchanan, Merlin D.  March 17, 2001
Marks, Michael E. May 7, 2002
Kline, Michael    July 1, 2002
Thayer, Craig September 9, 2010
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