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Prominent Iowan attorney, 1892 Presidential Elector, Chairman of the 1900 Committee to notify President William McKinley of his nomination, 1900 Republican National Convention Delegate, District Court Judge, and two time Mayor of Eldora, Iowa from 1879 to 1881 and 1892 to 1894. Graduate of Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa. Married to Addie Gibbs. Son of Frank M. Albrook and Agnes M. Hahn.
Annals of Iowa July 1920
Charles E. Albrook was born in Pennsylvania, October 23, 1851, and died at San Diego, California, February 10, 1919. Burial was at Eldora, Iowa. When a boy he came with his parents to Delaware County, Iowa. He attended common school and graduated from Cornell College, Mt. Vernon. He went to Eldora in 1874 and began the study of law in the office of Judge Porter and W.J. Moir. After being admitted he was a partner of Judge Porter for some time and later practiced alone until 1893 when he became the senior member of the firm of Albrook & Lundy, which continued until 1908 when he was appointed as one of the judges of the Eleventh Judicial District. He was later elected and served until 1914 when he retired and moved to San Diego, California.
Addie Victoria Gibbs Albrook
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