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Western District of Washington - History

 

The Territory of Washington was created on March 02, 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 02, 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 DATE TYPE VICE
Territory of Washington
Anderson, J. Patton March 21, 1853 S Original Appointment
Corliss, George W. March 11, 1856 S Anderson (Resigned)
Weed, Charles E. March 02, 1860 S Corliss (Term Expired)
Huntington, William October 09, 1861 R Weed (Resigned)
January 22, 1862 S  
July 12, 1866 S  
Ritz, Philip April 09, 1869 S Huntington (Removed)
Kearney, Edward S. March 02, 1870 S Ritz (No Reason Given)
Hopkins, Charles January 12, 1876 S  Kearney (Resigned)
March 11, 1880 S  
George, Jesse W. July 02, 1884 S Hopkins (Term Expired)
Hamilton, Thomas J. December 03, 1885 R George (Suspended)
August 04, 1886 S  
District of Washington
Brown, Thomas R. February 04, 1890 S Original Appointment
Drake, James C. May 20, 1893 R Brown (Removed)
September 08, 1893 S  
Ide, Clarence W. July 01, 1897 S Drake (Removed)
Hopkins, Charles B. March 03, 1902 C Ide (Term Expired)
Western District of Washington
Hopkins, Charles B. March 07, 1906 C Himself a Marshal of District of Washington
Jacoby, Joseph R. H. February 15, 1911 C Hopkins (Term Expired)
Boyle, John M. January 10, 1914 C.A. Jacoby (Resigned)
March 09, 1914 C  
March 08, 1918 C  
Benn, E. B. October 11, 1921 C Boyle (Resigned)
March 16, 1926 C  
Allen, Charles E. June 16, 1930 C Benn (Term Expired)
Chitty, Artis J. March 20, 1934 C Allen (Term Expired)
May 16, 1940 C  
Mandery, Anthony E. August 26, 1940 C.A. Chitty (Deceased)
Algeo, Herbert W. February 27, 1941 C Mandery (C.A.)
Miller, Donald F. January 11, 1945 C.A. Algeo (Resigned)
Denise, John S., Sr. July 02, 1945 C Miller (C.A.)
August 08, 1949 C  
Parson, William B. May 21, 1953 C Denise (Resigned)
May 24, 1957 C  
Miller, Donald F. September 18, 1961 C Parson (Separated)
October 02, 1965 C  
Robinson, Charles E. June 20, 1969 C Miller (Retired)
August 03, 1973 C  
Harvey, Joseph J. June 27, 1977 C Robinson (Resigned)
Corr, Eugene M. April 14, 1983 C Harvey (Resigned)
Skagen, Noreen T. October 16, 1988 C Corr (Resigned)
Christman, Robert W. January 07, 1994 A.G. Skagen (Resigned)
Melendez, Rosa M. March 20, 1994 C Christman (A.G.)
Miller, David Y. November 17, 2000 A Melendez (Resigned)
November 27, 2000 A.G.  
Robertson, Eric E. February 22, 2002 C Miller (A.G.)
Miller, David Y. March 04, 2007 A Robertson (Resigned)
Hawe, William J. March, 19, 2008 C Miller (A)
Ericks, Mark L. September 07, 2010 C Hawe (Term Expired)
Miller, David Y. June 10, 2013 A Ericks (Resigned)
July 30, 2013 A.G.  
Green, Jacob J. June 04, 2017 A Miller (A.G. - Retired)
May 26, 2017 A.G.

 

TYPE DEFINITION
A Acting Appointment Date (5 U.S.C.  § 3345(a)(1))
A.G. Attorney General Appointment Date (28 U.S.C. § 562)
C Commission Date (Used from 1903 to Present)
C.A. Court Appointment Date
R Recess Appointment Date
S Senate Confirmation Date (Used from 1789 to 1903)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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