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Walter Q. Gresham

1832 - 1895

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Walter Quintin Gresham (March 17, 1832 – May 28, 1895) was an American attorney, jurist, statesman, and politician from the state of Indiana who served in the cabinets of Presidents Chester A. Arthur and Grover Cleveland. Gresham was the 31st Postmaster General of the United States under Arthur from 1883 to 1884 and briefly the 35th United States Secretary of the Treasury from September to October 1884 before resigning to become a federal judge. He was twice a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 1884 and 1888 before leaving the party to support Grover Cleveland in the election of 1892. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Q. Gresham has received more than 122,275 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Walter Q. Gresham is the 32nd most popular judge (down from 27th in 2019), the 10,181st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,615th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Judge.

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Among judges, Walter Q. Gresham ranks 32 out of 41Before him are Samuel Alito, Anna Chandy, Elliott Belgrave, Harlan F. Stone, Brett Kavanaugh, and Peter Tomka. After him are David Souter, Richard Goldstone, Harry Blackmun, Elena Kagan, Samuel Chase, and Michael Mukasey.

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Among people born in 1832, Walter Q. Gresham ranks 91Before him are Edward Wilmot Blyden, Lizardo Montero Flores, Gaspar Núñez de Arce, John Brown Gordon, Henry Seebohm, and Rebecca Solomon. After him are Louise Rayner, Samuel Colman, and Herbert Vaughan. Among people deceased in 1895, Walter Q. Gresham ranks 77Before him are Ludwig Schläfli, Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, Joseph Thomson, Charles Frédéric Girard, Calvert Vaux, and Henry Seebohm. After him are Lady Charlotte Guest, Peter Hardeman Burnett, and Hugh McCulloch.

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Among people born in United States, Walter Q. Gresham ranks 10,181 out of 18,182Before him are Rick Ross (1976), Ryan Stiles (1959), Frank Murkowski (1933), Allen Johnson (1971), Thomas F. Bayard (1828), and Stephen McNally (1911). After him are Terry Dischinger (1940), Jessica Szohr (1985), Brad Friedel (1971), Greg Phillinganes (1956), Romeo Santos (1981), and Mia Hamm (1972).

Among JUDGES In United States

Among judges born in United States, Walter Q. Gresham ranks 16Before him are Maryanne Trump Barry (1937), Warren E. Burger (1907), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Samuel Alito (1950), Harlan F. Stone (1872), and Brett Kavanaugh (1965). After him are David Souter (1939), Harry Blackmun (1908), Elena Kagan (1960), Samuel Chase (1741), Michael Mukasey (1941), and Potter Stewart (1915).