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Charles Edwin Wolverton

Biography of Charles Edwin Wolverton

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Wolverton
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: Edwin
  • Date of Birth: May , 16 , 1851
  • Place of Birth (POB): Des Moines County , Iowa (US-IA, IA, 19, Iowa, Ia., Ioa., IOA)
  • Date of Death: September , 21 , 1926
  • Place of Death (POD): Gearhart , Oregon (US-OR, OR, 41, Oreg., Ore., Or.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Edwin Wolverton Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Theodore Roosevelt ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/05/1905
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 11/20/1905
  • Seat vacated by: Bellinger , Charles B.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/06/1905
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 01/09/1906
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 01/10/1906
  • Commission Date: 01/10/1906
  • Date of Termination: 09/21/1926
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Charles Edwin Wolverton in the Law School

  • Name of School: Christian College (now Western Oregon State University)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1871

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Christian College (now Western Oregon State University)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1872

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Kentucky University (later Transylvania University) Department of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1874

Charles Edwin Wolverton Career Path


  • Private practice, Albany, Oregon, 1874-1894
  • Justice, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1894-1905; chief justice, 1898-1900, 1904-1905


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