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Lawyer

John Wayne Champlin, American lawyer.

Background

Champlin, John Wayne was born on February 17, 1831 in Kingston, New York, United States. Son of Jeffrey C. Champlin.

Education

Educated Rhinebeck Academy, 1846. Harpersfield Academy. Stamford Seminary; Delaware Literature Institute.

Special studies engineering and law (honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Michigan).

Career

In 1854 removed from Harpersfield, New York, to Grand Rapids, Michigan Was admitted to bar, June 1855. City attorney, 1857; judge Recorder’s court, 1861. Mayor Grand Rapids, 1867.

Judge Supreme Court, 1884-1891. Professor law, University of Michigan, 1892-1896.

Connections

Married Ellen More, October 1, 1856.

father:
Jeffrey C. Champlin. Champlin

spouse:
Ellen More