5th Commissioned Judge,
Federal Judicial Service:
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on June 7, 1876, to a seat vacated byWilson McCandless; Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1876, and received commission on June 26, 1876.
Service terminated on December 6, 1879, due to death.
Private practice, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1850-1855
Prothonotary, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 1855-1858
Pennsylvania State Representative, 1858
Pennsylvania State Senator, 1859-1861
Private practice, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1861-1863
Solicitor, U.S. Court of Claims, 1864-1866
Private practice, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1867-1873
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1873-1876