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us: Horton, Albert H. (Albert Howell), 1837-1902



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    • found: The people versus the liquor traffic, c1883: p. 232 (Hon. Albert H. Horton, Chief-Justice of Kansas)
    • found: OCLC, Aug. 1, 1997 (hdg.: Horton, Albert Howell, 1837-1902; usage: Albert H. Horton)
    • found: social networks and archival context, via WWW, October 29, 2014 (Horton, Albert H. (Albert Howell), 1837-1902; legislator; attorney, U.S. attorney for Kansas; chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court; Albert Howell Horton was born in Minisink, Orange County, N.Y. on March 12, 1837; he began studying law in 1857; he and a partner, George W. Beebe, opened a practice in 1859 in the Macon-Moscow area of Missouri; then the partnership moved to Atchison, Kan., in 1860; Albert's public service career began in 1860 when he was appointed city attorney for Atchison; in 1861 Kansas Governor Charles Robinson appointed Horton as Judge of the Second Judicial District where he served until 1866; after returning to private practice for 1 year, Horton was appointed U. S. Attorney for the District of Kansas by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1867; he resigned this position in 1873 and became law partners with Balie P. Waggener in Atchison; in 1877 Horton was appointed the fifth chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court by Governor Thomas A. Osborn; Horton was reelected to the bench in 1878, 1884, and 1890; he resigned in April 1898, and again joined in partnership with Waggener, this time in Topeka; in 1874 he was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was in the Kansas Senate when appointed chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court; he died in 1902)
    • found: Find A Grave, via WWW, Ocotber 29, 2014 (Albert Howell Horton; born March 13, 1837 in Minisink, Orange County, New York; died September 2, 1902 in Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas)
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