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James Gamble Day

James Gamble Day, American jurist.

Background

  • Day, James Gamble was born on June 28, 1832 in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. Son of George and Sarah (Gamble) Day.

  • Education

    • Graduate Cincinnati Law School, 1857.

    Career

    • Commissioned First lieutenant, 15th Iowa Infantry, 1861, promoted to captain. Judge 3d Judicial District Iowa, 1863-1870. Justice Iowa Supreme Court, 1870-1884, chief justice, 1871, 77, 83.

    Connections

    • Married Minerva Manley, December, 1857.
    • father: George Day
    • mother: Sarah (Gamble) Day
    • spouse: Minerva Manley
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    Born June 28, 1832
    Died March 1, 1898
    (aged 65)
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