Wallace McCamant

Judge

1867 – 1944

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Who was Wallace McCamant?

Wallace McCamant was an American jurist in Oregon. A Pennsylvania native, he served as the 46th Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court from 1917 to 1918. Later he served briefly on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. As a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1920, McCamant surprised the GOP leadership by placing the name of Calvin Coolidge into nomination for Vice-President. Coolidge would become the 30th President of the United States upon the death of President Harding in 1923.

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Born
Sep 22, 1867
Hollidaysburg
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Education
  • Lafayette College
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
Died
Dec 17, 1944
Portland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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