Re: [Genealogy Research Club] American Bar Association
- i would be very intterested to hear if you get any responses. i have several judges and lawyers in my tree.
"Forrest G. Plumstead" <fplum@...> wrote:OK here's one for you lawyers out there. My g-grandfather was reported
to have been disbarred because of his fierce temper. I do know that when
he died there was not very many tears shed for him, by his family.
Here's what information I have:
His father John W Hobson was born in Salem Co. Ohio and moved to
Blackhawk Co. Iowa. I do not have a place of birth for the man in
question. I do have him listed in an 1880 Census as Linnaeus HOBSON
although his first name is spelled several different ways. I guess he
didn't care what you called him as long as you didn't call him Late For
Lunch :-). The census is for Blackhawk Co., he is 21 and listed as a
teacher (probably working his way though Law School. I have a Civil War
relative related to his family that did the same thing after the war.
Worked for the railroad while going through law school until an accident
took his arm. He went on to be District Attorney and Justice of the
Peace.) I have no information about his bar or where he was when he was
disbarred. I do know that he was in Denver Colorado in 1899 because that
was were and when my grandmother was born.
Can anybody in the legal field tell me how to locate his records. Where
records kept back then. If they exist can I get copies. I'm at a real
loss on this one but I'm very curious because this man was just not very
Thank you in advance for any thing you can help with.
><>Forrest Plumstead<>< San Antonio, TX, USAFamily Web Page http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~fplum/
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