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Cornelius Holgate Hanford, American judge. member Territorial Council, 1877.

Background

Hanford, Cornelius Holgate was born on April 21, 1849 in Van Buren Company, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward and Abby J. (Holgate) Hanford.

Education

Has lived on Pacific Coast since age of 4 years. Education common schools. Doctor of Laws, Whitman College, 1904.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1875, and engaged in practice at Seattle, Washington. Member Territorial Council, 1877. City attorney, 1882, 84-85.

Assistant United State Attorneys, Washington Ty., 1881-1886. Last chief justice Supreme Court of Washington Ty., 1889. United States district judge, District of Washington, 1890-1905, and of Western District of Washington, 1905-July 22, 1912.

Resigned and resumed practice of law.

Membership

Member Territorial Council, 1877.

Connections

Married Clara M. Baldwin, November 15, 1875. Children: Ada Levering, Mistress.

father:
Edward Hanford

mother:
Abby J. (Holgate) Hanford

spouse:
Clara M. Baldwin

children:
Ada Levering Hanford

Mrs Hanford