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Martin Welker

Biography of Martin Welker

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Welker
  • First Name: Martin
  • Date of Birth: April , 25 , 1819
  • Place of Birth (POB): Knox County , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Date of Death: March , 15 , 1902
  • Place of Death (POD): Wooster , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Martin Welker Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ulysses Grant ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/02/1873
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 11/25/1873
  • Seat vacated by: Sherman , Charles T.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/04/1873
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/08/1873
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/08/1873
  • Commission Date: 12/08/1873
  • Date of Termination: 06/01/1889
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Martin Welker in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1840

Martin Welker Career Path


  • Private practice, Millersburg, Ohio, 1840-1846, 1851-1852
  • Clerk, Holmes County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1846-1851
  • Judge, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Sixth Judicial District, 1852-1857
  • Private practice, Wooster, Ohio, 1857
  • Lieutenant governor, Ohio, 1857-1858
  • U.S. Army colonel, 1861-1865
  • U.S. representative from Ohio, 1865-1871
  • Professor, Wooster College, 1873-1890


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  • Article Name: Martin Welker
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  • Description: Biography of Martin Welker Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Welker First Name: Martin Date of Birth: April , 25 , [...]

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