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John Babb Elam Edit Profile

Lawyer

John Babb Elam, American lawyer. member Ind; member Elam, Fesler, Elam & Young.

Background

Elam, John Babb was born on December 16, 1845 in Spring Valley, Ohio, United States. Son of Ambrose and Susan (Babb) Elam.

Education

Private Company D, 110th Ohio Infantry, 1864-1865. Bachelor of Arts (with honors), Miami University, 1870, A.M., 1873. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1872.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1872. Was law partner of (President) Benjamin Harrison, 1883-1888. Prosecuting attorney Marion Company, Indiana, 1878-1882.

Police commissioner Indianapolis, 1887-1891. Member Indiana Insane Hospital Board, 1881-1882. Attorney for C.H.&D. R.R.

Director and attorney Indianapolis Telephone Сompany. Member Elam, Fesler, Elam & Young.

Membership

Member Ind; member Elam, Fesler, Elam & Young.

Connections

Married Emma Lee, July 22, 1875.

father:
Ambrose Elam

mother:
Susan (Babb) Elam

spouse:
Emma Lee