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Morris Carpenter Montgomery, American judge. Member Kentucky Senate, 1954; member executive council National Conference Chief Justices, 1959-1960.; Served United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946; Member Institute Judicial Adminstrn; Member Christian Church.

Background

Montgomery, Morris Carpenter was born on April 1, 1907 in Hustonville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Charles Francis and Mary Allene (Carpenter) Montgomery.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania College, 1928. Student of University Kentucky, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1930.

Career

September 1969); 1 daughter, Lydia Morris. Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1930. Practice of law, 1930-1954.

Police judge, 1935-1936. City attorney, Liberty, Kentucky, 1938-1951, 52-53. Commonwealth attorney Commonwealth Kentucky, 1951-1952.

Judge Court Appeals Kentucky, 1954-1969, chief justice, 1959-1960.

Membership

Member Kentucky Senate, 1954. Member executive council National Conference Chief Justices, 1959-1960. Served United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Member Institute Judicial Adminstrn. Member Christian Church.

Connections

Married Phoebe Frances Washington, August 22, 1936 (deceased.

father:
Charles Francis Montgomery

mother:
Mary Allene (Carpenter) Montgomery

spouse:
Phoebe Frances Washington