Judge George Gray

President Theodore Roosevelt appointed Judge George Gray (1840 - 1925) as chairman of the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission to arbitrate the 1902 strike. Judge Gray served in numerous positions including the U.S. Senate from 1885-1899 and Attorney-general of Delaware. President William McKinley appointed him as a judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1899-1914). Judge Gray was a widely respected international arbitrator and he served on arbitration commissions with Canada, Spain, the Dominican Republic, Great Britain, and Mexico; and the permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Photo taken between 1900 and 1920. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-06342