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Chester Harding Krum, American lawyer. Member faculty St. Louis Law School, 1873-1882; member Krum & Madill, 1875-1878, J. M. & C. H. Krum, 1877, Krum & Jonas, 1883-1887, then alone.

Background

Krum, Chester Harding was born on September 13, 1840 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of Judge John M. and Mary (Harding) Krum.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, 1863. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1865.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1864, and practiced in St. Louis. Appointed by President Grant United States district attorney, 1869, and served until elected, 1872, Judge of St. Louis Circuit Court. Resigned, 1875, and resumed practice.

Membership

Member faculty St. Louis Law School, 1873-1882. Member Krum & Madill, 1875-1878, J. M. & C. H. Krum, 1877, Krum & Jonas, 1883-1887, then alone.

Connections

Married Elizabeth H. Cutter, October 26, 1866.

father:
Judge John M. Krum

mother:
Mary (Harding) Krum

spouse:
Elizabeth H. Cutter