Ashley Mulgrave Gould

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Ashley Mulgrave Gould
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
In office
December 8, 1902 – May 20, 1921
Appointed by Theodore Roosevelt
Preceded by Andrew C. Bradley
Succeeded by Adolph A. Hoehling, Jr.
Personal details
Born October 8, 1859
Lower Horton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died May 20, 1921
Alma mater Amherst College
Georgetown University


Ashley Mulgrave Gould (October 8, 1859 – May 20, 1921) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Lower Horton, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gould received an A.B. from Amherst College in 1881 and an LL.B. from Georgetown University Law School in 1884. He was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1898, and was the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1901 to 1902. He began teaching as a professor of law at Georgetown University in 1901.

On December 2, 1902, Gould was nominated by President Theodore Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated by Andrew C. Bradley. Gould was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 8, 1902, and received his commission the same day. He served until his death.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
James Robertson
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
1902–1921
Succeeded by
Adolph A. Hoehling, Jr.