Biography of Alfred C. Lockwood
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ALFRED C. LOCKWOOD, Judge of the Superior Court of Cochise County, was born in Ottawa, Illinois. July 20, 1875. His father, W. C. Lockwood, was a native of Ohio, but for many years practiced law in Illinois, and became one of the prominent attorneys of that state, and his mother, Elizabeth Peers Lockwood, was a native of Illinois, and a descendant of Jonathan Edwards and Cctton Mather. Judge Lockwood's ancestors were among the earliest settlers of New England, having been in the country since 1640, and the last of his foreign ancetors having come here in the year 1730. They were chiefly professional and business men and farmers and were prominent in the early days of New England. Mr. Lockwood was educated in the public schools of California and Illinois, and graduated from the High School of Collinsville, Illinois, in 1891. He came to Arizona in 1893, located in Maricopa County, and for five Years was employed as teacher in the public schools there. He then began the study of law, in 1902 was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court, and for a short time practiced in Nogales. In the winter of the same year, however, he removed to Douglas, where he has established a fine practice and become very popular both professionally and politically, and was engaged in private practice until appointed Judge of Cochise County by Governor Hunt, in July, 1913, to succeed Honorable Fred Sutter, resigned. Judge Lockwood is one of the youngest Judges in Arizona, and in his present position has in Cochise County the largest amount of business on any calendar in the State. Judge Lockwood is a Progressive Democrat and was a close competitor of Judge Sutter's for the nomination tor Judge at the first State election, hut has previously held no official position except as City Attorney in Douglas, to which he has been elected three successive terms. He is a member of the 'Masonic Order and Past Master of Mount Moriah Lodge No. 19 F. & A. M., Douglas. On June 15, 1902, Judge Lockwood was married to Miss Daisy M. Lincoln in Douglas, to whom have been born the following children: Lorena Elizabeth, aged 10; Alfreda Charlotte. aged seven, and Chester Ralph, in his second year. They have recently removed their home to Tombstone.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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