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Alonzo L. BALES

judge , circuit court

Alonzo L. BALES, American Judge, Circuit Court. Member of Masons; Knights of Pythias.; 1.0. 0.R.; First Mechanical Engineer Church (Board of Trustees), Winchester, Indiana; Indiana State Bar Association Club: Kiwanis (Winchester, Indiana).

Background

BALES, Alonzo L. was born on September 25, 1864 in Randolph Company, Indiana, United States. Son of William D. and Rebecca A. (Jackson) Bales.

Education

Common Schools, Randolph Company. Winchester High School (one term). Normal School.

Career

Taught in Schools, Randolph Company, 1884-1894. Practiced law, 1895-1920. Prosecuting Attorney, Twenty-Fifth Judicial Court, Indiana, 1898-1900.

Candidate for Circuit Judge, 1914. Elected Circuit Judge, 1920, reelected since 1926. Served as member Company Central Committee, 1888 for several years (Secretary Company Central Committee 1910).

Sentenced Eddy Kelley, bank robber for life under Habitual Criminal Act. Issued South-Side Sewer Interlocutory Injunction. State versus Adams Jay Creative Commons Conviction on Testimony of Accomplices.

Membership

Member of Masons; Knights of Pythias. 1.0. 0.R.; First Mechanical Engineer Church (Board of Trustees), Winchester, Indiana. Indiana State Bar Association Club: Kiwanis (Winchester, Indiana).

Connections

Spouse Martha E. Fouts, Modoc, Indiana, September 1, 1892 (deceased 1901). Emma Engle, Winchester, Indiana, June 21, 1905.