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Judge Alfred Wolcott III

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Judge Alfred Wolcott III

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 5 Mar 1908 (aged 49)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Plot BLOCK 08 Lot :11 Space :15
Memorial ID 53616939 View Source
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Alfred Wolcott was a graduate of Harvard University.He served as Circuit Court Judge from 1900 until 1908 .In 1888, he was elected Circuit Court Commissioner, and in 1892, Prosecuting Attorney from Kent County, holding the office for two terms; in 1900 Circuit Judge of the Seventeenth Judicial district of Michigan, a position which he occupied until his death. In 1908, he took the initiative in Juvenile Court Laws and was the first Juvenile Court Judge in the State; was also prominent in securing the indeterminate sentence Laws and the parole. He was an orator of unusual ability and force, an able and accomplished lawyer, an upright and conscientious judge.



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  • Created by: Richard Howell
  • Added: 12 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53616939
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/53616939/alfred-wolcott : accessed ), memorial page for Judge Alfred Wolcott III (17 Mar 1858–5 Mar 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 53616939, citing Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Richard Howell (contributor 47034760) .