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Walter Irving McCoy (December 8, 1859 – July 17, 1933) was a United States federal judge.

McCoy was born in Troy, New York. He received a A.B. from Harvard University in 1882. He received a A.M. from Harvard University in 1886. He received a LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1886. He was in private practice of law in New York City from 1886 to 1914. He was a Trustee, Village of South Orange, New Jersey, 1893-1895, 1901-1905 in 1910. He was a U.S. Representative from New Jersey from 1911 to 1914.

Associate McCoy was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. McCoy was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson on September 29, 1914, to a seat vacated by Job Barnard. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 2, 1914, and received commission the same day. McCoy's service was terminated on May 22, 1918, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Chief McCoy was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. McCoy was nominated by Woodrow Wilson on May 16, 1918, to a seat vacated by J. Harry Covington. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 22, 1918, and received commission the same day. McCoy's service was terminated on December 8, 1929, due to retirement.

He died in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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