George Ford (American politician)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 13th district
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
|Preceded by||Benjamin F. Shively|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin F. Shively|
|Born||January 11, 1846|
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||August 30, 1917 (aged 71)|
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
|Resting place||Riverview Cemetery|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan at Ann Arbor|
Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, Ford attended the common schools. He engaged in the cooper's trade in early youth. He entered the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and was graduated from that institution in 1869. He was immediately admitted to the bar and commenced practice in South Bend.
He served as prosecuting attorney of St. Joseph County in 1873 and 1875-1884.
Later career and death
He became the head of the legal department of an implement concern, but subsequently resumed the private practice of his profession in South Bend.
Ford was elected judge of the superior court of St. Joseph County in 1914.
He died in South Bend, on August 30, 1917. He was interred in Riverview Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "George Ford (id: F000259)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- George Ford at Find a Grave
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