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Orrin Nelson Carter, American judge.

Background

Carter, Orrin Nelson was born on January 22, 1854 in Jefferson Company, New York, United States. Son of Benajah and Isabel (Cole) Carter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1877, Doctor of Laws, 1899. Doctor of Laws, Northwestern, 1925.

Career

Company superintendent schools, Grundy Company, Illinois, 1882-1884. State’s attorney, Grundy Company, 1884-1888. Removed to Chicago, 1889.

Attorney for Sanitary District of Chicago, 1892-1894. Company judge, Cook Company, 1894-1906. Justice Supreme Court of Illinois, 1906-1924.

Connections

Married Nettie J. Steven, August, 1881. Children: Allan J., Ruth G. Admitted to bar, 1880.

father:
Benajah Carter

mother:
Isabel (Cole) Carter

spouse:
Nettie J. Steven

children:
Allan J. Carter

Ruth G. Admitted to bar Carter

1880 Carter