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James Simpson Baume, American judge. Mason.

Background

Baume, James Simpson was born on April 13, 1857 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James and Marie Antoinette (Hawkins) Baume.

Education

Educated Northwestern University, 1872-1874.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1879. Practiced, Galena; elected judge Circuit Court, 15th Judicial Circuit, 1897, re-elected, 1903, 09. Appointed justice Appellate Court, 3d District, 1903, 06, 09.

Appointed justice Appellate Court, 1st District, 1911. Director Galena Public Library.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

Politics

Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

father:
James Baume

mother:
Marie Antoinette (Hawkins) Baume