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Catalog Number 00005
Object Name Portrait
Description Chester Cicero Cole by David J. Gue. 1824-1913. Lawyer, Judge. Born in Oxford, New York, June 24, 1824. Removed to Kentucky in 1848; to Des Moines, Iowa, 1857. Judge, Iowa Supreme Court, 1864-1876. With Judge George G. Wright, organized Iowa Law School at Des Moines, 1865, which in 1868 merged with Iowa State University Law Department. Member of the Law Faculty at State University of Iowa, 1868-1878; at expiration of this service, he founded the Iowa College of Law at Des Moines of which he became dean. He was associated with Drake University, 1881-1907. Retired from teaching at the age of 83 years and was made Dean Emeritus of Drake University; continued his law practice until 87 years of age. Died in Des Moines, Iowa, October 4, 1913.

Title - "Chester Cicero Cole" by David J. Gue. Gold frame, damage in various areas. Dark background. Subject seated, wearing dark jacket and bowtie. White hair & facial hair.
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