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Joseph Very Quarles, American judge. member Wis.

Background

Quarles, Joseph Very was born on December 16, 1843 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Joseph Very and Caroline (Bullen) Quarles.

Education

First lieutenant 39th Wisconsin Infantry, 1864-1865. Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1866. Law student, 1866-1867.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1868. Practiced at Kenosha. 1868-1882. Racine, Wisconsin, 1882-1888, Milwaukee from 1888.

District attorney, Kenosha Company, 6 years, 1870-1876. Mayor of Kenosha, 1876. Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1879, Senate, 1880-1882.

United States senator, 1899-1905. United States district judge, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1905.

Membership

Member Wis.

Connections

Married Carrie A. Saunders, September 25, 1868.

father:
Joseph Very Quarles

mother:
Caroline (Bullen) Quarles

spouse:
Carrie A. Saunders