The Honorable Leonard Eugene Wales

  Wales, Leonard Eugene

  Born November 26, 1823, in Wilmington, DE
  Died February 8, 1897, in Wilmington, DE

 

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Chester A. Arthur on March 6, 1884, to a seat vacated by Edward G. Bradford; Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1884, and received commission on March 20, 1884. Service terminated on February 8, 1897, due to death.

Education:

Yale University, 1845
Read law, 1848

Professional Career:

Editor, Delaware State Journal, Wilmington, Delaware, 1848-1850
Clerk, U.S. District Court and U.S. Circuit Court, District of Delaware, 1849-1864
City solicitor, City of Wilmington, Delaware, 1853-1854
U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, First Delaware Volunteers, 1861
Justice, Superior Court of Delaware, 1864-1884