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Cyrus Beard, American judge. Mason.

Background

Beard, Cyrus was born on August 13, 1850 in Venango Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary (McKinly) Beard.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, State University of Iowa, 1874.

Career

Began practice of law at Washington, Iowa, 1874. Removed to Harlan, Iowa, 1878, and to Evanston, Wyoming, 1890, practicing law there, 1890-1904. Justice Supreme Court, Wyoming, since 1904(chief justice, 1911-1913).

Reëlected 1912, for term expiring 1921.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Nora E. Wilson, September 25, 1875 (died 1893). Married second, Frances B. Birkhead, July 22, 1896.

father:
Thomas Beard

mother:
Mary (McKinly) Beard

spouse:
Nora E. Wilson

spouse:
Frances B. Birkhead