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Lawyer

Simeon P. Shope, American lawyer. member Shope, Zane, Busby & Weber.

Background

Shope, Simeon P. was born on December 3, 1837 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Simeon P. and Lucinda (Richmond) Shope.

Education

Parents removed to Marseilles, Illinois, 1839. Common school and academic education. Taught district school.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1858. Practiced at Metamora, and Lewiston, Illinois, 1858-1877. Judge Circuit Court, 10th Illinois Circuit, 1877-1885.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Illinois, 1885-1894. Declined renomination. In practice at Chicago, since 1894.

Senior member Shope, Zane, Busby & Weber.

Membership

Member Shope, Zane, Busby & Weber.

Connections

Married Sarah M. Jones, 1858 (died 1883).

father:
Simeon P. Shope

mother:
Lucinda (Richmond) Shope

spouse:
Sarah M. Jones