James Helmick Beatty, British judge. member Territorial Council of Idaho, 1886-1887.
Beatty, James Helmick was born on May 8, 1836 in Lancaster, OH. Son of John and Delilah J. (Beery) Beatty.
Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1859, A.M., 1861. First lieutenant 4th Iowa Battery, 1863-1865.
In law practice, Lexington, Missouri, 1865-1872, Salt Lake City, 1872-1882, Hailey, Idaho, 1882-1889, Boise City, Idaho, 1890-1891. United State Attorneys, Utah, 1882. Member Territorial Council of Idaho, 1886-1887.
Constitutional Convention, 1889. Chief justice Supreme Court of the Idaho, 1889-1891. United States district judge, District of Idaho, 1891-1907.
Member Territorial Council of Idaho, 1886-1887.
Married Mary J. Caldwell, of Hamilton, O., December 13, 1870.