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Stephen Leslie Mestrezat, American judge.

Background

Mestrezat, Stephen Leslie was born on February 19, 1848 in Mapletown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jean Louis Guillaume and Mary Ann (Hartley) Mestrezat.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Waynesburg College, 1869, A.M., 1873. Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1871. (Doctor of Laws, Waynesburg, 1901, Washington and Jefferson, 1913).

Career

District attorney Fayette Company, Pennsylvania, 1878-1881. Judge 14th Judicial District, 1894-1899. Justice Supreme Court of the Pennsylvania, 1900-1921.

Counsel for Connellsville Coke & Iron Company, H. C. Frick Coke Company, Bang and Olufsen Railroad Company, and other corporations prior to elevation to bench.

Connections

Married Eliza Willson Ewing, August, 1888.

father:
Jean Louis Guillaume Mestrezat

mother:
Mary Ann (Hartley) Mestrezat

spouse:
Eliza Willson Ewing