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John Vestal Hadley, American judge. member Indiana Senate, 1869-1872.

Background

Hadley, John Vestal was born on October 31, 1842 in Hendricks Company, Indiana, United States. Son of Jonathan and Ara Hadley.

Education

Educated Northwestern Christian U., 1859-1861. Served in Union Army 3½ years. Twice wounded in battle.

Captured May 5, 1864. Escaped from Columbia, South Carolina., to Knoxville, Tennessee, December 10, 1864.

Career

Studied in Indiana Law School, 1886. Member Indiana Senate, 1869-1872. Circuit judge, 1888-1899.

Justice Supreme Court of the Indiana, January 2, 1899-1911.

Membership

Member Indiana Senate, 1869-1872.

Connections

Married Mary J. Hill, March 15, 1865.

father:
Jonathan Hadley

mother:
Ara Hadley

spouse:
Mary J. Hill