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Josiah Davis Ensign, American lawyer.

Background

Ensign, Josiah Davis was born on May 14, 1833 in Boston, New York, United States. Son of Reuben S. and Mary Griffin (Hamburg) Ensign.

Education

Educated academics, Ashtabula and Trumbull companies, Ohio.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1864. Practiced at Jefferson, 6 years. Located in Duluth, Minnesota, 1870.

Served as company auditor, clerk of court and prosecuting attorney in Ohio. Mayor of Duluth, 2 terms. Company attorney, St. Louis Company, Minnesota, 1 term.

Appointed Judge District Court, April 28, 1889, and elected 5 times. Last term expired January 1, 1921.

Connections

Married Kate A. Jones, September 4, 1858 (died 1868). Married second, Rose Watrous, December 19, 1872.

father:
Reuben S. Ensign

mother:
Mary Griffin (Hamburg) Ensign

spouse:
Kate A. Jones

spouse:
Rose Watrous