John William Kephart Edit Profile
Early education Soldiers School, Allegheny College. Bachelor of Laws, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania. Doctor of Laws, Allegheny (Pennsylvania) College, Dickinson College, Lafayette College, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova College, St. Francis College, University of Pittsburgh, Juniata College.
Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1894, and practiced at Ebensburg. Engaged in many business enterprises. County solicitor Cambria County, 1906-1914.
Judge Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1914-1918 inclusive. Justice Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1919-1940, chief justice, 1936-1940. Actively identified with educational affairs of Dickinson College Law school and Allegheny College.
Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Alumni Association, Dickinson College (president). Clubs: Art, Clover, Union League, History Society (Philadelphia).
Married Florence M. Evans, December, 1904. Children: Alvin Evans, Henrietta F., John William.