Mires, Austin, 1852-1936.

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Lawyer, judge, and politician in Ellensburg, Washington.

From the description of Papers, 1880-1935. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 48414194

From the guide to the Papers, 1880-1935., 1880-1935, (Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections)

Law student at University of Michigan.

From the description of Austin Mires diary, Oct. 1880-Mar. 1882. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420006

Lawyer, judge, and politician of Ellensburg, Washington.

From the description of Austin Mires papers, 1871-1936. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852521

  • February 11, 1852: Born, Parrish, Iowa.
  • 1882: LL.B., University of Michigan.
  • 1882: Chief Clerk of Oregon State Senate.
  • 1883: Moved to Ellensburg and entered the practice of law.
  • February 26, 1886: First Mayor of Ellensburg (two terms).
  • 1888: Treasurer of Ellensburg.
  • 1888: Vice-President of Ellensburg National Bank. (six years)
  • 1888: Delegate to Territorial Admission Convention.
  • 1889: Delegate to Constitutional Convention.
  • 1898: Chairman Kittitas County Republican Central Committee.
  • 1890: Board of Equalization and Appeal.
  • 1899: Supervisor of Census, Second District of Washington.
  • 1901: President, Washington State Bar Association.
  • 1902: Ellensburg City Attorney (three years).
  • 1904: Kittitas County Prosecuting Attorney (two years).
  • 1904: Irrigation Code Commissioner.
  • 1908: Defeated for Superior Court Judge.
  • 1912: Presidential Elector (Roosevelt).
  • 1916: Defeated for State Legislature.
  • 1918: Defeated for U. S. Congress.
  • 1920: State Legislature (one term). Chairman, Committee on Constitutional Revision.
  • 1922: Defeated for State Legislature.
  • 1926: Secretary, Kittitas County Republican Central Committee.
  • October 5, 1928: Appointed Kittitas County Superior Court Judge.
  • November 6, 1928: Defeated for Superior Court Judge.
  • 1930: Justice of the Peace.
  • 1933: Honorary President of Repeal Convention, Olympia.
  • 1935: Police Court Judge, Ellensburg.
  • March 4, 1936: Died, Ellensburg, Washington.

From the guide to the Austin Mires Papers, 1872-1936, (Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections)

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creatorOf Papers, 1880-1935., 1880-1935 Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Mires, Austin, 1852-1936. Papers, 1880-1935. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Austin Mires Papers, 1872-1936 Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Mires, Austin, 1852-1936. Austin Mires papers, 1871-1936. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Mires, Austin, 1852-1936. A tribute to John P. Sharp, [ca. 1905]. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Mires, Austin, 1852-1936. Austin Mires diary, Oct. 1880-Mar. 1882. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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Mires, Austin, 1852-1936
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Birth 1852

Death 1936

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