Log In

Leander John Monks Edit Profile

judge

Leander John Monks, American judge.

Background

Monks, Leander John was born on July 10, 1848 in Winchester, Indiana, United States. Son of George Washington and Mary Ann (Irvin) Monks.

Education

Educated Indiana State University. Doctor of Laws, Wabash College, 1907.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1869. Practiced until 1878. Judge 25th Judicial Circuit of Indiana, 1878-1894.

Justice Spreme Court of Indiana, 1895-1913 (chief justice 1904).

Connections

Married Elizabeth White, August 2, 1869 (died 1908).

father:
George Washington Monks

mother:
Mary Ann (Irvin) Monks

spouse:
Elizabeth White