Daniel Thew Wright
|Daniel Thew Wright|
|United States District Court for the District of Columbia|
November 17, 1903 – November 15, 1914
|Preceded by||Alexander Burton Hagner|
|Succeeded by||Frederick Lincoln Siddons|
September 24, 1864|
|Died||November 18, 1943
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, son of attorney and judge Daniel Thew Wright, Sr.. 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 died in Fenwick, Maryland.
- Daniel Thew Wright at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Alexander Burton Hagner
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Frederick Lincoln Siddons