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Milledge Lipscomb Bonham, American judge.

Background

Bonham, Milledge Lipscomb was born on October 16, 1854 in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States. Son of Milledge Luke and Ann Patience (Griffin) Bonham.

Education

Student Sachtleben’s Academy, Columbia, South Carolina., 1863-1864, Edgefield Academy, 1866-1872, Carolina Military Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1875-1876. Doctor of Laws from University of South Carolina, 1935.

Career

Began practice of law at Ninety Six, South Carolina., 1877. Master in equity, Abbeville County, South Carolina., 1881-1885. Adjutant general of South Carolina., 1885-1890.

Judge 10th Judicial Circuit, South Carolina., 1924-1931. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, South Carolina., 1931-1940, chief justice since January 10, 1940. President University South Carolina Society, 1937.

Membership

Clubs: Lions, Anderson Country.

Connections

Married Daisy Aldrich, October 24, 1878.; married second, Lillian L. Carter, March 2, 1925. Children: Milledge Louis, Proctor Aldrich, Martha Ann.

father:
Milledge Luke Bonham

mother:
Ann Patience (Griffin) Bonham

spouses:
Daisy Aldrich

Lillian L. Carter

children:
Milledge Louis Bonham

Proctor Aldrich Bonham

Martha Ann Bonham