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Joseph Gordon Donnelly, American lawyer.

Background

Donnelly, Joseph Gordon was born on January 4, 1856 in Milwaukee. Son of John and Elizabeth (Grugon) Donnelly.

Education

Graduated from St. Gall’s Academy (now Marquette U.), Milwaukee, 1871.

Career

Taught school 6 years. Register of probate, Milwaukee, 1877-1893. Admitted to bar, 1881.

United States consul general to Mexico, 1893-1898. In general practice at Milwaukee, since 1898. Democratic candidate for Congress, 1898.

Nominee for district judge, 1901. Now chief judge Civil Court, Milwaukee County. Author: Jesus Delaney (novel), 1899.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Jesus Delaney (novel), 1899.

Connections

Married Lois Deborah Smith, August 13, 1878.

father:
John Donnelly

mother:
Elizabeth (Grugon) Donnelly

spouse:
Lois Deborah Smith