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Selden Bingham Kingsbury, American judge.

Background

Kingsbury, Selden Bingham was born on October 29, 1840 in Camden, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Bingham and Betsy (Tennant) Kingsbury.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1864, A.M., 1871.

Career

C, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, reenlisted June 1861, for 3 years. Taken prisoner after Battle of Cross Lanes. Confined in Libby Prison 1 Missouri, removed to Parish prison, North Carolina, then to Salisbury, North Carolina.

Released on parole August 1862. Exchanged, 1864. Superintendent schools, Flint, Michigan, and Constantine, Michigan, 8 years. Admitted to bar, Coldwater, Michigan, 1876.

Practiced in Constantine and vicinity until 1881, Haley, Idaho, 1881-1893, Boise, 1893-1903. Traveled 3 years and settled in Honolulu. Judge 2d Circuit, H. Ty., by appointment of President Roosevelt, February 9, since 1909.

Connections

Married Hulda W. Corning, August 17, 1865 (died 1901). Married second, Katydid J. Jones, September 25, 1907.

father:
Charles Bingham Kingsbury

mother:
Betsy (Tennant) Kingsbury

spouses:
Hulda W. Corning

Katydid J. Jones