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Albert Barnes Anderson -- Judge


Source: The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette Fort Wayne, Indiana Thursday morning, March 11, 1909

Judge Anderson a Noted Jurist - Chicago March 10 - Judge A. B. Anderson who presided at the retrial of the celebrated Standard Oil case, was born in Zionsville, Ind., February 10, 1857. He was graduated from Wabash college in 1879 and then studied law at Crawfordsville and Indianapolis. He was admitted to the bar in 1881 and began the practice of law at Crawfordsville. He was a prosecuting attorney for Montgomery county, Ind., for three years, and since December 18, 1902, he has been United States district judge for the district of Indiana. His home is in Indianapolis. Another famous case at which Judge Anderson presided was that against John R. Walsh, former president of the Chicago National bank, who was found guilty of misapplying the funds of the bank and was sentenced to serve a five years' term in prison at Leavenworth, Kas. Walsh's case is now pending in the court of appeals. Transcribed by: T. Stover - 10/2006


Anderson, Albert Barnes (1857-1938) of Montgomery County, Ind. Born in Zionsville, Boone County, Ind., February 10, 1857. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. District Court for Indiana, 1902-25; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1925-29; took senior status 1929. Died April 27, 1938. Interment somewhere in Crawfordsville, Ind .(The Political Graveyard)

Anderson, Albert Barnes Federal Judicial Profiles Born February 10, 1857, in Zionsville, IN Died April 27, 1938 Federal Judicial Service: U. S. District Court, District of Indiana Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on December 8, 1902, to a seat vacated by John H. Baker; Confirmed by the Senate on December 8, 1902, and received commission on December 8, 1902. Service terminated on January 13, 1925, due to appointment to another judicial position.

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 2, 1925, to a seat vacated by Francis Elisha Baker; Confirmed by the Senate on January 6, 1925, and received commission on January 6, 1925.

Assumed senior status on October 30, 1929. Service terminated on April 27, 1938, due to death. Education: Wabash College, A.B., 1879 Read law, 1881 Professional Career:

Private practice, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1881-1902 Prosecuting attorney, Montgomery County, Indiana, 1886-1890 Race or Ethnicity: White Gender: Male

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