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Lawyer

Charles Staughton Bentley, American lawyer. Mason (32°).

Background

Bentley, Charles Staughton was born on September 5, 1846 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States. Son of Staughton and Orsey (Baldwin) Bentley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hilisdale College, Michigan, 1870.

Career

Began practice, Cleveland, 1872. Member firm of Pratt & Bentley, Bryan, O., 1873-1887. Prosecuting attorney Williams Company, O., 1877-1879.

Circuit judge, 6th Circuit, 1887-1895. Practiced in Cleveland since 1896. Member successively Bentley & Stewart, Bentley & Vickery, Bentley & Litzler.

Dickey, Brewer, Bentley & McGowan, later Bentley & Biggs and now alone.

Membership

Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Isabel Kempton, of North Adams, Michigan, 1874 (died 1877). Married second, Mistress.

father:
Staughton Bentley

mother:
Orsey (Baldwin) Bentley

spouses:
Isabel Kempton

Mistress