Description

Black and white sketch of Daniel Ringo, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

First chief justice

Daniel Ringo

The first chief justice of the state of Arkansas was born in Kentucky about 1800… Moved to Arkansas in 1820. Served as clerk of Clark County from 1825 to 1830.. Admitted to the bar 1830… Began practice of law at Washington, Ark... Was partner of George Conway and later of Edward Cross.

Judge Ringo moved to Little Rock in 1833 and became law partner of Chester Ashley... Served as chief justice from 1836 to 1844... Defeated for re-election in 1844 by Thomas Johnson.. Was appointed U.S. district judge in 1849 and served until 1861... After the war he practiced law in Little Rock where he died 1873.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 52

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Daniel Ringo, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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