McELROY, JAMES RUSSELL, 1901-1994

Biography:

Attorney, judge. Born October 1, 1901, McDowell, Ala. ParentsРGeorge Roland and Annie Laurie (Harper) McElroy. MarriedРEdith Ferrell, December 29, 1928. ChildrenРTwo. EducationРUniversity of Alabama School of Law, 1923-1924; LL.B., 1925,  Birmingham School of Law. Admitted to the Alabama Bar, 1924; established a private practice and served as Assistant City Attorney in Birmingham. Joined a legal firm in Birmingham in 1925; judge in the 10th Judicial Circuit in Alabama, 1927-1977; presiding judge, 1946-1965; faculty of Birmingham School of Law, 1947-1972; Samford University, Cumberland School of Law after 1965; lecturer in medical jurisprudence at the Medical College of Alabama, 1946-1965. Died June 28, 1994.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1978.

Publication(s):

The Law of Evidence in Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1948.