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Justice Curtis William Roll

(Sixty-seventh Justice)

Justice William Curtis Roll

Justice Roll was born August 29, 1884, in Fredericksburg, Indiana, and died November 8, 1970, in Kokomo, Indiana.

He received both an A.B. (1909) and an LL.B. (1912) from Indiana University. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1912.460 He was the county attorney in Howard County from 1913 to 1914, and a prosecutor in Kokomo from 1912 to 1931. He served two terms on the Indiana Supreme Court, from 1931 to 1943.461

460. 7 WHO WAS WHO, supra note 11, at 490
461. 7 id.

Source: Browning, Minde C., Richard Humphrey, and Bruce Kleinschmidt. "Biographical Sketches of Indiana Supreme Court Justices." Indiana Law Review: Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997. View this source in PDF format.