Judge William Corwin Johns

Dublin Core

Title

Judge William Corwin Johns

Subject

William Corwin Johns
judge
Civil War
veteran
Lombard University
University of Michigan
Crea and Ewing law office
Albany Law School
state's attorney
state senator
circuit judge
6th judicial district
Decatur Club
president
Vandeventer
Decatur Daily Review
Decatur, IL
1906
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Judge William Corwin Johns (d. 6/25/1914). He came to Decatur in 1849, and attended Decatur schools. He served in the Civil War, and attended Lombard University and the University of Michigan. Johns studied law in the law office of Crea and Ewing, and graduated from the Albany Law School in 1870. He was elected state's attorney in 1880, and served as state senator from 1887 to 1891. He was elected circuit judge of the 6th judicial district in 1903 and again in 1909, and continued as judge until his death. He was the 4th president of the Decatur Club in 1887. The photo was taken by Vandeventer, and ran in the Decatur Daily Review on July 31, 1906.

Creator

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography: Johns, Judge William Corwin

Publisher

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

7/31/1906

Contributor

Judge William Corwin Johns

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO191

Coverage

William Corwins Johns, judge, Lombard University, University of Michigan, Crea and Ewing law firm, Albany Law School, state's attorney, state senate, circuit judge, 6th judicial district, Decatur Club, Vandeventer, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4x6"

Files

BIO191-JOHNS_JUDGE_WILLIAM_CORWIN, 7-31-1906.jpg

Citation

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL , “Judge William Corwin Johns,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 17, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2133.