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Herman Denton Crow, American judge. member state exec; member Wash.

Background

Crow, Herman Denton was born on April 15, 1851 in Delaware, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Denton and Henrietta (Downs) Crow.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1871, A.M., 1887, Doctor of Laws, 1911 (Doctor of Laws, Washington State College, 1908).

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1873. Practiced at Urbana, 1875-1886, Winfield, Kansas, 1886-1890, Spokane, Washington, 1890-1905. City solicitor, Urbana, 1876-1881.

Member state Executive Committee League Republican Clubs of Kansas, 1888. Member Washington Senate, 1 short and 1 full 1898-1903 (chairman judicial committee 8th Assembly). Republican presidential elector, 1904.

Appointed justice Supreme Court by Governor Mead, January 1905. Elected on Republican ticket for short term, 1906-1909, and for full term, on non-partisan ticket, 1909-1915. Reƫlected for term 1915-1921.

Was chief justice, 1913-1915. Regent Washington State College, 1901-1905. Congregationalist. Home: Spokane, Washington Deceased.

Membership

Member state exec; member Wash.

Connections

Married Martha Florence Mendenhall, October 24, 1877.

father:
Thomas Denton Crow

mother:
Henrietta (Downs) Crow

spouse:
Martha Florence Mendenhall