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Indianapolis, IN 46204
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Justice Starr was born December 10, 1883, in Wells County, Indiana, and died March 1961 in Chesterton, Indiana.
He obtained his A.B. from Indiana University in 1905, his LL.B. from the University of Michigan in 1908 and was admitted to practice in Indiana the same year.502 He held the posts of city attorney in Gary, and prosecuting attorney for Lake County.503 He practiced law in Gary for many years. He served on the Indiana Supreme Court from 1945 to 1951.504
502. 4 WHO WAS WHO, supra note 227, at 898.
503. Floyd S. Draper et al., In Memoriam, 240 INDIANA REPORTS xlvi, xlvi-xlvii (1961).
Source: Browning, Minde C., Richard Humphrey, and Bruce Kleinschmidt. "Biographical Sketches of Indiana Supreme Court Justices." Indiana Law Review: Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997. View this source in PDF format.
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