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Levi Horace Bancroft

lawyer , judge , mayor

Levi Horace Bancroft, American lawyer, judge, mayor. Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1907-1909, speaker, 1909. Judge advisory Wisconsin National Guard, 1907-1913.; Mason.

Background

Bancroft, Levi Horace was born on December 26, 1861 in Bear Valley, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George I. and Helen M. (Randolph) Bancroft.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1884.

Career

Admitted to Wisconsin bar, 1885, began practice at Richland Center. District attorney Richland County, 1886-1888. County judge Richland County, 1898-1902, 37-—.

1st assistant attorney general Wisconsin, 1902-1904, attorney general, 1910-1912. Judge Circuit Court, 5th Wisconsin Circuit, 1920-1922. United States district attorney Eastern District Wisconsin, 1924-1932.

Resumed practice of law. Mayor of Richland Center.

Membership

Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1907-1909, speaker, 1909. Judge advisory Wisconsin National Guard, 1907-1913. Mason.; Clubs: Milwaukee, Madison.

Connections

Married Myrtle DeLap, June 11, 1890. Children: Blaine D., Carolyn (Mistress.

father:
George I. Bancroft

mother:
Helen M. (Randolph) Bancroft

spouse:
Myrtle DeLap

children:
Blaine D. Bancroft

Carolyn (Mrs Bancroft