Log In

Walter Bordwell Edit Profile

judge

Walter Bordwell, American judge.

Background

Bordwell, Walter was born on February 26, 1855 in Calhoun Company, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles M. and Eliza (Ingersoll) Bordwell.

Education

Student Olivet (Michigan) College.

Career

Admitted to Michigan bar, 1888. Moved to Los Angeles, California, 1889. Elected judge Los Angeles County Superior Court, 1905.

Presided at trial of Title Land cases, involving water front rights in Los Angeles harbor, trial of McNamara brothers for dynamiting Los Angeles Times Building Home: Los Angeles, Calif.

Connections

Married Mary E. Willits, July 18, 1883.

father:
Charles M. Bordwell

mother:
Eliza (Ingersoll) Bordwell

spouse:
Mary E. Willits