In 1863-1865 he was state senator; in 1865-1866 assistant United States district-attorney, and in 1866-1870 districtattorney for the Louisville district; and in 1870-1872, after a few months' practice of law with John M.
Roscoe Conkling was admitted to the bar at Utica, New York, in 1850, was appointed district-attorney of Oneida (disambiguation)|Oneida county in the same year, and soon attained success in the practice of his profession.
An assistant District Attorney had called about prosecuting a felony drug possession, but the second note was upsetting.
He returned to America from a trip round the world in time to participate in the presidential campaign of 1860, and after Lincoln's inauguration he was appointed United States district attorney for Massachusetts.
In 1863 he was appointed assistant district attorney of Erie (disambiguation)|Erie county, of which Buffalo is the chief city.