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Wallace Barton Douglas, American lawyer. Member Minnesota Legislative Interim Commission, involving reforestation.

Background

Douglas, Wallace Barton was born on September 21, 1852 in Leyden, New York, United States. Son of Asahel M. and Alma E. (Miller) Douglas.

Education

Educated Cazenovia (New York) Seminary, 1 year. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1875.

Career

Practiced at Chicago, 1875-1883, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1883-1899. City attorney, Moorhead, 5 years. Company attorney, Clay Company, Minnesota, 6 years.

Attorney general of Minnesota, 1899-1904. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Minnesota, April 1, 1904-January 2, 1905. In practice at St. Paul, since 1905.

Member of law firm of Douglas, Kennedy & Kennedy.

Membership

Member Minnesota Legislative Interim Commission, involving reforestation.

Connections

Married Ella M. Smith, of Channahon, Illinois, 1881. Children: Harold B., Leila Louisa Towsley, Dorothy (deceased).

father:
Asahel M. Douglas

mother:
Alma E. (Miller) Douglas

spouse:
Ella M. Smith

child:
Harold B. Douglas

child:
Leila Louisa Towsley Douglas

child:
Dorothy Douglas (deceased)