Historical and Educational Information
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Clerks of Court

  • Edmund Trowbridge Ellery - (August 1790-1813)
  • Nehemiah Rice Knight - (1813-1817)
  • Thomas Rivers - (1817-1818)
  • Benjamin Cowell - (1818-1835)
  • John Talbot Pitman - (1835-1854)
  • Henry Pitman - (October 14, 1854-December 12, 1888-District Court) & (October 14, 1854-March 23, 1894-Circuit Court)
  • William Pierce Cross - (December 12, 1888-1915)
  • Thomas Hope - (November 1, 1916-1923)
  • Miss Alice Peckham - (December 12, 1923-1937)
  • William E. Reddy - (June 1, 1937 - 1947)
  • Neale D. Murphy - (June 16, 1947- July 31, 1970)
  • John A. McQueeney - (August 1, 1970 -1974)
  • Jacob Hagopian - (May 13, 1974 - 1977)
  • Frederick R. DeCesaris - (March 14, 1977 – 1990)
  • Raymond A. Burghardt - (1991-1996)
  • David A. DiMarzio - (February 18, 1997 - March 31, 2017)
  • Hanorah E. Tyer-Witek - (May 30, 2017 - present)
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