James Franklin Ailshie Edit Profile
Reared on farm; educated Mosheim (Tennessee) College and Carson College, Jefferson City, Tennessee, until 19. Bachelor of Philosophy, Bachelor of Laws, Willamette U., Salem, Oregon, 1891. Doctor of Laws, 1909.
Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Idaho, 1940.
Review and Mistress J. B. Bundren, June 19, 1894. Children—Mistress Lucile McHarg, James F. (deceased), William K., Robert. Taught in public schools, Washington Ty.
Admitted to Idaho and Oregon bars, 1891. Settled at Grangeville, Idaho. Admitted to the United States District and Circuit Courts and Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1907.
Justice Supreme Court of Idaho, 1903-1915 (chief justice, 1907-1909, 1913-1915). Resigned, 1914, and resumed practice at Boise and Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, 1915, specializing in corporation law and general trial work. Elected 1934, reelected 1940, 1946.
Justice Supreme Court (chief justice 1939-1941, 1945-1946). Delaware Republic National Convention, 1900, 16, 32. Defeated by 4 votes for United Stales Senator, 1913.
Member Idaho State Council of Defense, 1917-1918, and since 1942. Regent, University of Idaho, 1893-1895.
Member Idaho State Bar Association (president 1921-1923, 1933-1935. Member American Bar Association (Executive Committee 1926-1929. Member Ethics and Grievance Committee, 1936.
Member general council, 1929-1934. Member standing commission on state legislation, 1943). Member Idaho Committee on Uniform State Laws, 1924-1935.
Member National Economics League (vice president), League to Enforce Peace. Member American Law Institute. Odd Fellow. Elk.
Married Lucie, d.; children: Mistress Lucile McHarg, James F. (deceased), William K., Robert.