Daniel Thew Wright

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Daniel Thew Wright
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
In office
November 17, 1903 – November 15, 1914
Preceded by Alexander Burton Hagner
Succeeded by Frederick Lincoln Siddons
Personal details
Born (1864-09-24)September 24, 1864
Riverside, Ohio
Died November 18, 1943(1943-11-18) (aged 79)
Ocean City, Maryland
Alma mater Cincinnati Law School

Daniel Thew Wright (September 24, 1864–November 18, 1943) was a United States federal judge.

Wright was born in Riverside, Ohio. He received an LL.B. from University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1887. He was in private practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio after 1887. He was a village solicitor of Riverside, Ohio from 1888 to 1890, and mayor, Riverside from 1890 to 1893. He was a second assistant prosecuting attorney of Hamilton County, Ohio from 1888 to 1890 and first assistant prosecuting attorney of Hamilton County from 1890 to 1893

Wright was a judge of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas from 1893 to 1898. President Theodore Roosevelt appointed Wright to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on November 10, 1903, to the seat vacated by Alexander Burton Hagner. Confirmed by the Senate on November 17, 1903, he received his commission the same day.

Wright resigned from the bench on November 15, 1914 and was in private practice of law in Washington, D.C. from 1914 to 1937. He served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School.

Wright died in Fenwick, Maryland.

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