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 Francis J. Conboy

Francis J. Conboy

Birth
Cicero, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 4 Mar 1955 (aged 80)
La Porte County, Indiana, USA
Burial La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
Plot 21 Chapel Hill, Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, IN
Memorial ID 16682917 · View Source
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Attorney Frank J. Conboy, 80, of 1812 Michigan avenue, formerly a circuit court judge here, died at 5:30 this morning at Holy Family hospital after a week's illness.


….. He taught school in Wanatah before going to Valparaiso university. Graduated from Notre Dame Law School in 1904, he opened a law practice in Valparaiso.


He later practiced in Hammond for a short time before coming to LaPorte in 1910. Mr. Conboy had practiced law here since that year.


Attorney Conboy served on the city park board ….. For several years he was a member of the county fair board and many years also was its attorney. At one time he served as a director of the A.P. Andrew, Jr. and Son bank.


In 1912 he served as Democratic county chairman. In June 1943 he was appointed circuit court judge…..Mr. Conboy served as judge until Dec. 31, 1944. In the 1944 general election he was the Democratic nominee for judge but was defeated ….


Since 1952 he had been associated with Attorney John E. Newby….


On April 4, 1913 he was married in LaPorte to Adaline Lee who died July 4, 1945. He was a member of the St. Peter's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society of that church.


Surviving are one brother, Phillip Conboy, Wanatah; two nieces, Mrs. Edward Volk, Hanna, and Mrs. Hugh McGuinness Chicago; two nephew, George Conboy, Wanatah, and Devitt Conboy, Detroit; seven grandnieces and grandnephews. Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death….




The law firm Frank Conboy was a member of in LaPorte was Doran and Conboy, it survives today as Newby, Lewis, Kaminski and Jones.


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  • Created by: Laura Heckman
  • Added: 17 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16682917
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis J. Conboy (18 Feb 1875–4 Mar 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16682917, citing Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Laura Heckman (contributor 46608184) .