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Levi Horace Bancroft

Levi Horace Bancroft, American lawyer, judge, mayor. Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1907-1909, speaker, 1909. Judge advisory Wisconsin National Guard, 1907-1913.; Mason.

Background

  • Bancroft, Levi Horace was born on December 26, 1861 in Bear Valley, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George I. and Helen M. (Randolph) Bancroft.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1884.

    Career

    • Admitted to Wisconsin bar, 1885, began practice at Richland Center. District attorney Richland County, 1886-1888. County judge Richland County, 1898-1902, 37-—.

      1st assistant attorney general Wisconsin, 1902-1904, attorney general, 1910-1912. Judge Circuit Court, 5th Wisconsin Circuit, 1920-1922. United States district attorney Eastern District Wisconsin, 1924-1932.

      Resumed practice of law. Mayor of Richland Center.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1907-1909, speaker, 1909. Judge advisory Wisconsin National Guard, 1907-1913. Mason.; Clubs: Milwaukee, Madison.

    Connections

    • Married Myrtle DeLap, June 11, 1890. Children: Blaine D., Carolyn (Mistress.
    • father: George I. Bancroft
    • mother: Helen M. (Randolph) Bancroft
    • spouse: Myrtle DeLap
    • children: Blaine D. Bancroft
    • Carolyn (Mrs Bancroft
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    Born December 26, 1861
    Died September 5, 1918
    (aged 56)
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