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Library > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Indiana Lawyers and Judges > Hoosier Legal Literaries > Louis Blasdel Ewbank Louis Blasdel Ewbank

 5 Sept. 1864 - 6 Mar. 1953

Louis B. Ewbank was born in Guilford, Indiana. In 1914, Ewbank was elected judge of the Marion County Circuit Court. He ascended to the Indiana Supreme Court bench in 1920. He returned to private practice in the firm of Whitcomb, Ewbank, & Dowden in 1927. Ewbank authored several legal texts and served as editor of the Indiana Cumulative Digest throughout the early 1900s. He also published Morgan's Raid in Indiana, an account of Confederate cavalry leader John H. Morgan's raid through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio in 1863.

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Bibliography
Ewbank's Manual: A Manual of Practice in the Supreme and Appellate Courts of Indiana. Indianapolis, 1900.
Indiana Criminal Law. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929. [ISL call number: I 345.772 E94in]
Indiana Trial Evidence. Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Co., 1902. [ISL call number: I 347.94 E94i]
Morgan's Raid in Indiana. Indianapolis: C. E. Pauley & Co., 1918. [ISL call number: H 973.7342 E94m]