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John Wesley Stone, American judge. member 45th and 46th Congresses (1877-1881), 5th Michigan District.

Background

Stone, John Wesley was born on July 18, 1838 in Wadsworth, Ohio, United States. Son of Review Chauncey and Sarah (Bird) Stone.

Education

Education public and private schools.

Career

County Clerk, Allegan County, 1860-1864. Admitted to bar, 1862. Prosecuting attorney, Allegan County, 1864-1870.

Judge Circuit Court, 20th Circuit, Michigan, 1873-1875, resigned. Removed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, and resumed law practice. Member 45th and 46th Congresses (1877-1881), 5th Michigan District.

United State Attorneys Western District of Michigan, 1882-1886. Removed to Upper Peninsula. Judge Circuit Court, 25th Circuit of Michigan, 1890-1909.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan, 1890-1909. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan, January 1, since 1910.

Membership

Member 45th and 46th Congresses (1877-1881), 5th Michigan District.

Connections

Married Delia M. Grover, May 2, 1861 (died 1902).

father:
Review Chauncey Stone

mother:
Sarah (Bird) Stone

spouse:
Delia M. Grover