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James Henry Cartwright, American judge.

Background

Cartwright, James Henry was born on December 1, 1842 in Maquoketa, Iowa Ty. Son of Barton Hall and Chloe Jane (Benedict) Cartwright.

Education

Educated Rock River Seminary, Mount Morris, Illinois. Captain 140th Illinois Infantry, Civil War. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1867.

Career

Practiced at Oregon, Illinois, 1867-1888. Judge 13th Judicial Circuit, Illinois, 1888-1895. Judge Appellate Court, 1891-1895.

Justice of Supreme Court, since 1895(chief justice, 1899-1900, 1905-1906, 1908-1909, 1914-1915, 1920-1921).

Connections

Married Hattie L. Holmes, November 26, 1873.

father:
Barton Hall Cartwright

mother:
Chloe Jane (Benedict) Cartwright

spouse:
Hattie L. Holmes