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Judge Charles Ralph Stafford
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1881
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1948
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA

Judge Stafford completed an undergraduate degree at Iowa Wesleyan and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from University of Chicago in l91l. He then began practicing law in Muscatine and married Lucile Narvis in 1921. The Honorable Charles R. Stafford, age 66, was buried in Greenwood Cemetery 8 January 1958.

Carroll Times Herald,Iowa, page 3, January 6, 1948
Death Claims
Judge Stafford
Of Muscatine
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA.,
District Judge C. R. Stafford, 66,
of Muscatine, of the seventh Iowa
district, died at a hospital here,
yesterday.
Judge Stafford came here about 10 days ago for an operation, he had been reported recovering,but suffered a relapse.
JUDGE Stafford was born in Keokuk Sept. 6, 1881, the son of C. L. and Mary Allen Stafford. His father for many years was president of Iowa Wesleyan college at Mt. Pleasant.
He received his bachelor of arts degree, from Iowa Wesleyan in 1900 and attended the University of
Chicago where he was granted a doctor of jurisprudence degree in l91l. He began practicing law in Muscatine that year.
He served as Muscatine county attorney for five terms and as county treasurer for one term.
During World War I Stafford served as a captain in the army, and was discharged in February, 1910 [?]. In 1921 he married Lucile Narvis of Muscatine.
HE WAS a member of the Muscatine county and State Bar associations, BPOE [Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks] and the Masonic order.

Obituary is courtesy of Monica Johnson.
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Muscatine County, Iowa - Greenwood Cemetery
1814 Lucas Street
Muscatine, Bloomington Township
http://iagenweb.org/muscatine/cemetery/greenwd_st.htm

STAFFORD JUDGE CHARLES R 66 M January 5, 1948 January 8, 1948 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Lewis Stafford (1844 - 1930)
  Mary Jane Allen Stafford (1848 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucille Norvis Stafford (1892 - 1955)
 
 Siblings:
  Clarence Allen Stafford (1872 - 1950)*
  Eva May Stafford (1878 - 1882)*
  Charles Ralph Stafford (1881 - 1948)
  William Reuben Stafford (1889 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CHARLES R. STAFFORD
1881-1948
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Muscatine
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Fairlawn: lot 39, north of Veterans, along road on Riverview Avenue
 
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Sep 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97343053
Judge Charles Ralph Stafford
Added by: Beverly Witmer
 
Judge Charles Ralph Stafford
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- Jane Denny
 Added: Sep. 18, 2012

- Jane Denny
 Added: Sep. 18, 2012
 
 
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