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Elma G. Albert (1925-1936)

Chief Justice

Elma G. Albert

Served on the Iowa Supreme Court from January 1, 1925, until December 31, 1936. For one and one-half years he was Chief Justice.

Born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1866, and in 1870 moved with the family to Iowa. He was graduated from the Law Department of Drake University in 1891 and began the practice of law in Greene County. He was elected County Attorney of Greene County serving for six years from January 1, 1900. In 1914 he was elected Judge of the District Court where he continued until his election to the Supreme Bench.

After his retirement from the bench Justice Albert resided at Jefferson until his death February 19, 1942.

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