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J. Otis Humphrey, American judge.

Background

Humphrey, J. Otis was born on December 30, 1850 in Morgan Company, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Sarah (Stocker) Humphrey.

Education

Reared on farm; educated Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois.

Career

Taught school 2 years. Admitted to bar, 1880. Legal clerk in office of railroad and warehouse commissioner of Illinois, 1880-1883.

Presidential elector, 1884. United States district attorney Southern District of Illinois, 1897-1901. United States district judge Southern District of Illinois, since 1901.

Home: Springfield, Ill.

Connections

Married Mary E. Scott, April.

father:
William Humphrey

mother:
Sarah (Stocker) Humphrey

spouse:
Mary E. Scott