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Jonathan Hoge Walker

Jonathan Hoge Walker

1ST Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Nominated by James Monroe on April 20, 1818, to a new seat created by 3 Stat. 462; Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 1818, and received commission on

April 20, 1818. Service terminated on March 23, 1824, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, J 790-J 806

President Judge, Fourth Judicial District Court (now Centre, Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Bedford Counties), Pennsylvania, 1806-1818

Dickinson College, 1787
Read law. 1790

Born July 20, 1754, near Hogestown, PA
Died March 23, 1824, in Natchez, MS

Personal Interest:
Father killed in Indian attack at McCormick's Fort, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, 1757
Served in Pennsylvania Convention, 1776
Soldier, Continental Army, Revolutionary War