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Charles W. Vermilion (1923-1927)


Charles W. Vermilion

Served on the Iowa Supreme Court from November 15, 1923, when he was appointed to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Justice Silas M. Weaver, until his death September 2, 1927.

Born in Centerville, Iowa, November 6, 1866, He attended De Pauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, for three years and was graduated from the Law Department of the University of Michigan in 1889. In October of that year he began the practice of law with his father in Centerville, He served four years from 1892 to 1896 as County Attorney of Appanoose County, and in 1901 was appointed Judge of the District Court. He continued in that position for twenty-two years before his appointment to the Supreme Bench.

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