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Mark W. Delahay

Biography of Mark W. Delahay

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Delahay
  • First Name: Mark
  • Middle Name: W.
  • Date of Birth: , , 1828
  • Place of Birth (POB): Talbot County , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Date of Death: May , 8 , 1879
  • Place of Death (POD): Kansas City , Kansas (US-KS, KS, 20, KA, Kans., Kan., Ks., Ka.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Mark W. Delahay Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Abraham Lincoln ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/14/1863
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/06/1863
  • Seat vacated by: Williams , Archibald
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/15/1863
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/03/1864
  • Senate voice vote?: No
  • Senate vote Yes/No: 25/14
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/15/1864
  • Commission Date: 03/15/1864
  • Date of Termination: 12/12/1873
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Mark W. Delahay Career Path


  • Private practice, Illinois, -1853
  • Editor, Virginia [Illinois] Observer, 1848-1849
  • Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1853-1855
  • Private practice, Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, 1855-1857
  • Owner/editor, The [Kansas] Territorial Register, 1857-
  • Chief clerk, Kansas Territorial House of Representatives, 1860-1861
  • Surveyor general of Kansas and Nebraska, 1861-1863
  • Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, February 28, 1873; no trial following his resignation as a federal judge.


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