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Western 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 Western District of Washington.

MARSHAL APPOINTMENT 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
Western District of Washington
Hopkins, Charles B. March 7, 1906
Jacoby, Joseph R.H. February 15, 1911
Boyle, John M. January 10, 1914
March 9, 1914
March 8, 1918
Benn, E.B. October 11, 1921
March 16, 1926
Allen, Charles E. June 16, 1930
Chitty, Artis J. March 20, 1934
May 16, 1940
Mandery, Anthony E. August 26, 1940
Algeo, Herbert W. February 27, 1941
Miller, Donald F. January 11, 1945
Denise, John S. Sr., July 2, 1945
August 8, 1949
Parsons, William B. May 21, 1953
May 24, 1957
Miller, Donald F. September 18, 1961
October 2, 1965
Robinson, Charles E. June 20, 1969
August 3, 1973
Harvey, Joseph J. June 27, 1977
Corr, Eugene M. April 14, 1983
Skagen, Noreen T. October 16, 1988
Christman, Robert W. January 7, 1994
Melendez, Rosa M. March 20, 1994
Miller, David Y. November 17, 2000
Robertson, Eric E. February 22, 2002
Miller, David Y. March 4, 2007
Hawe, William J. March 19, 2008
Ericks, Mark L. September 7, 2010
Miller, David Y. June 10, 2013

 

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