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Circuit Judges of the Cherokee Nation

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Circuit Judges, Middle Circuit

  • Timothy Meigs Walker 1867;
  • Jacob Bushyhead 1871,
  • Kinick Sixkiller appointed in 1872 to try Ezekial Proctor;
  • Timothy Meigs Walker 1875;
  • Stephen Teehee 1879;
  • Cicero Leonidas Lynch 1883 and 1887;
  • William Nicholls Littlejohn l891, he resigned August 26, 1895 and Benjamin Goss was appointed August 2 7, 1895;
  • Martin Van Benge 1895, he resigned and Charles Harris Sisson was appointed May 1, 1897.

Circuit Judges, Northwestern Circuit

  • Unknown 1831;
  • Thomas Jefferson Pack 1843, he resigned and Riley Keys elected, vice Pack;
  • Unknown 1845;
  • Thomas B. Wolf 1847;
  • Riley Keys 1849;
  • Thomas Jefferson Pack 1851;
  • Unknown 1853;
  • Samuel McDaniel Taylor 1855 and 1857;
  • Leroy Keys 1859; David Rowe 1867 and 1871;
  • Joel Bryan Mayrs 1875;
  • George Washington Clark 1879 and 1883;
  • George Washington Benge 1887;
  • Hiram Terrell I.andrum 1891
  • Thomas Mitchell Buffington 1895.

Circuit Judges, Southern Circuit

  • John Thorne 1841 and 1843;
  • Unknown 1845;
  • Aaron Hicks 1847;
  • Moses Parris 1849;
  • John Thorne 1851;
  • Unknown 1853;
  • Moses Alberty 1855 and 1857;
  • James Mackey 1859;
  • David Duval 1867;
  • Samuel McDaniel Taylor 1871;
  • John Shepherd Vann 1875, he died May 22, 1876 and Levi Toney was appointed, he died and Robert Taylor Hanks was appointed on May 3, 1876 and was elected August 5, 1878;
  • John Brewer 1879;
  • Joseph Martin Lynch 1883;
  • W. H. Shomake 1887;
  • William Henry Barker 1891
  • William McLain in 1895.

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