|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1859|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 1933|
Walter I. McCoy is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (Washington) by appointment of President Wilson. He had previously been a part of the political life of the State and (if his locality. He was a member and Vice President of the Essex County Democratic Committee, and a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions of 1904j1908, and represented the Eighth New Jersey District in the 62nd Congress of the United States (1911-1913) and the Ninth District in the 63rd Congress (1913-1915.)
Justice McCoy's father was born in Sussex county and his mother ire Morris county, where their respective families had lived for several generations. Justice McCoy attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Princeton University for two years. He graduated from Harvard in 1882, receiving the A. B. degree, and from the Harvard Law School with the degrees of LL. B, and A. M. He was admitted in 1886 to practice at the Bar of the State of New York and followed his profession in the City of New York until his appointment to the Bench of the District of Columbia Court.
Besides his congressional and judicial activities Justice McCoy has acted as a delegate to many state and county conventions: and, while he lived in South Orange, was one of the Village Trustees. He has been Director of the Orange Bureau of Associated Charities and of the South Orange Free Library. He is a member of the Harvard Club of New Jersey and was its President in 1910 and 1911. He is also a member of the Harvary Club of New York and the Bar Association of New York, and the Cosmos and Washington Golf and Country Clubs of Washington.
While Justice McCoy's New Jersey legal residence is in East Orange, his official duties make it necessary for him to live in Washington.
THE WASHINGTON POST
JULY 19, 1933
McCoy – On July 17, 1933, in Cambridge, Mass., Walter I. McCoy, after a brief illness, husband to the late Kate P. McCoy. Funeral services, Christ Church, Cambridge, Friday, July 21, at 2:30 P.M. Interment Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
McCoy – On Monday, July 17, 1933, at 983 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Mass., after a brief illness, Hon. WALTER I. McCOY, husband of the late Kate P. McCoy, father of Percy B. McCoy, Philbrick McCoy, Catherine B. McCoy and Eleanor H. McCoy.
Funeral services at Christ Church, Cambridge, on Friday, July 12, at 2:30 P.M. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, N.Y., Saturday afternoon.
McCoy – It is with profound regret that I have to announce to the sons of the Revolution in the District of Columbia the demise of our former first vice president, Chief Justice Walter I. McCoy, at Cambridge, Mass., on Monday July 17, 1933.
Signed Dr. THOMAS EDWARD GREEN, President, and Dr. JAMES R. MOOD, Secretary.
(bio by: Gary Abrams)
James McCoy (1823 - 1885)
Cornelia Beach McCoy (1830 - 1920)
Katherine Philbrick Baldwin McCoy (1861 - 1932)
George Baldwin McCoy (1882 - 1918)*
Percy Beach McCoy (1889 - 1963)*
New York, USA
Plot: B - 85
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Record added: Mar 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7254698
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