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Cecil Hunter CLEGG

Cecil Hunter CLEGG, United States District Judge. Member, Legal Advisory Board, Selective Service Act; Four-minute Speaker, World War; Food Administrator, 1917-1918. Grand V.-president, Pioneers of Alaska, 1918; Grand President, 1919. Member of Masons, 32°; Shrine; Elks.

Background

  • CLEGG, Cecil Hunter was born on June 9, 1873 in Sion Mills, Company Tyrone, Ireland.

  • Education

    • Toronto University, Bachelor of Arts (Hon.), 1897; studied law in offices of General. Charles H. Toll, Denver, Colorado, 1897-1899.

    Career

    • Assistant United States Attorney, Third Division, 1903-1907, Fourth Division, Alaska, 1908-1912. City Attorney, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1918. Appointed United States District Judge, Fourth Division, Alaska, by President Harding, 1921, reappointed by President Coolidge, 1926.

      Suggested Public observance of October 18 as Alaska Day, also erection of monument to William Seward at Seward, Alaska.

    Membership

    • Member, Legal Advisory Board, Selective Service Act. Four-minute Speaker, World War. Food Administrator, 1917-1918. Grand V.-president, Pioneers of Alaska, 1918. Grand President, 1919. Member of Masons, 32°.

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