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William James Wallace, American judge.

Background

Wallace, William James was born on April 14, 1837 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of E. Fuller and Lydia W. Wallace.

Education

Student Hamilton College, and Bachelor of Laws, same. (Doctor of Laws, Hamilton, 1875, Syracuse University, 1882).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1858. Mayor of Syracuse, 1873-1874. United States district judge, Northern District of New York, 1874-1882.

United States circuit judge, 2d Judicial Circuit, 1882-1907.

Connections

Married Alice Heyward Wheelwright, April.

father:
E. Fuller

mother:
Lydia W. Wallace

spouse:
Alice Heyward Wheelwright