Walter Case

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Walter Case
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821
Preceded byJames W. Wilkin
Succeeded byCharles Borland Jr.
Personal details
Born1776 (1776)
Pleasant Valley, New York
Died (aged 83-84)
Fishkill, New York
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Alma materUnion College

Walter Case (1776 in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York – October 7, 1859 in Fishkill, Dutchess Co., NY) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


Case was educated by private tutors, and then attended Newburgh Academy. He graduated from Union College in 1799. Then he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1802, and commenced practice in Newburgh.

Case was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 16th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1819, to March 3, 1821. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law. He was affiliated with the Whig Party after its formation.

He moved to New York City in 1844 and continued the practice of law until 1848, when he retired.

He was buried at the Fishkill Rural Cemetery.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James W. Wilkin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles Borland, Jr.