Portrait of Chief Justice Walter H. North

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32" x 40"
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Walter Harper North was a Republican American jurist. He was born on November 1, 1871 in Hillsdale County, Michigan. North received his bachelor's degree from University of Michigan Law School in 1899. He later practiced law in Battle Creek, Michigan until 1906 when he was appointed Calhoun County, Michigan circuit court judge until 1927. Until his death in 1952, North served on the Michigan Supreme Court and was chief justice. North died on July 23rd at the University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Portrait of a man with glasses seated in a wooden chair wearing black judicial robes.
Gift of Anita Gilleo

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Grand Rapids