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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

McCandless, Wilson
4th Commissioned Judge
Judge McCandless

Federal Judicial Service:

United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania

Nominated by James Buchanan
on February 3, 1859, to a seat vacated by Thomas Irwin;
Confirmed by the Senate on February 8, 1859, and received commission on February 8, 1859. Service terminated on July 24, 1876, due to


Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1831-1859
Member, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1865 - 1869
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1876-1882
Western University, B.A., 1826
Read law, 1831

Born June 19, 1810, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died June 30, 1882, in Pittsburgh, PA; Internment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Interest
Founder of McCandless Township