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James Gamble Day

jurist

James Gamble Day, American jurist.

Background

Day, James Gamble was born on June 28, 1832 in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. Son of George and Sarah (Gamble) Day.

Education

Graduate Cincinnati Law School, 1857.

Career

Commissioned First lieutenant, 15th Iowa Infantry, 1861, promoted to captain. Judge 3d Judicial District Iowa, 1863-1870. Justice Iowa Supreme Court, 1870-1884, chief justice, 1871, 77, 83.

Connections

Married Minerva Manley, December, 1857.

father:
George Day

mother:
Sarah (Gamble) Day

spouse:
Minerva Manley