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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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RITTER, HALSTED LOCKWOOD: 1868-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Halsted Lockwood Ritter was born on July 14, 1868. He was the son of Eli Foster and Narcissa Lockwood Ritter. He received the following degrees from DePauw University: Ph.D. [sic] in 1891, LL.B. in 1892, A.M. in 1893, and LL.D. in 1930. He married Grace Lurline May on July 14, 1897, and they had two children, Elinor and Walter. Ritter was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1892. He practiced law in Indianapolis, 1892-95; Denver, Colo., 1895-1925; and West Palm Beach, Fla., 1925-29. He became a judge of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida , in 1929. He taught at Denver Law School, was president of the Denver Bar Association, and founded the Denver Legal Aid Society.

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