1. Jacob Johnson (politician) of home bar
Jacob Johnson (November 1, 1847 August 15, 1925) was a U.S.
Representative from Utah. Johnson was born in Aalborg, Denmark, but he emigrated to the United States in 1854. After living in both Utah and California, he studied law in Nevada.
Returning to Utah, in 1872 he became a resident of Spring City in Sanpete County, where he was admitted to the bar in 1877. In 1880 he became a United States District Attorney, a position he held until 1888. He then served as Sanpete County's probate judge until 1890.
During 18921894 he was prosecuting attorney in Sanpete County, overlapping an 18931895 term in the Utah Territorial Legislature. In 1896 Johnson became a state court judge in Utah's Seventh Judicial District. His judicial duties took him traveling throughout southeastern Utah until 1905.
Active in Republican Party politics, Johnson was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1912. That year Utah had just been granted its second congressional seat. Incumbent Joseph Howell was re-elected, and Johnson was elected as Utah's new representative to the 63rd United States Congress.
He served one term in Congress, failing to win the nomination in 1914. Johnson retired from politics to continue his law practice in Salt Lake City, where he died in 1925. The Jacob Johnson house and barn still stand in Spring City.
Due to their historic and architectural significance, they are included in the Spring City Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The owners received a 2009 Heritage Award from the Utah Heritage Foundation for restoring the property.
Trowbridge Cricket Club Ground of home bar
Trowbridge Cricket Club Ground is a cricket ground in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. The ground is the main home ground of Wiltshire County Cricket Club. The ground is made up of 2 full size cricket pitches, 2 huts used for scoring, artificial pitches with cricket nets, a car park and a pavilion.
The first recorded match on the ground was in 1856, when Trowbridge played an All England Eleven. The ground hosted its first Minor Counties Championship match when Wiltshire played Bedfordshire in 1895. From 1895 to present, the ground has hosted 121 Minor Counties Championship matches and 10 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.
The ground has hosted a single first-class match, which came in 1990 when a combined Minor Counties side played the touring Indians. The Indian team contained the likes of Anil Kumble and Sachin Tendulkar. The ground has also hosted List-A matches.
The first List-A match played on the ground was between Wiltshire and Yorkshire in the 1987 NatWest Trophy. The ground has hosted 2 further List-A matches involving Wiltshire, against Surrey in the 1990 NatWest Trophy and Durham in the 1993 NatWest Trophy. Gloucestershire used the ground for a single List-A match against Hampshire in 1989.
In 1991, a combined Minor Counties team used the ground for 2 matches in the 1991 Benson & Hedges Cup. In local domestic cricket, the ground is the home of Trowbridge Cricket Club whose 1st XI play in the West of England Premier League Wiltshire division. The ground has undergone a raft of improvements over the last 10 years leading to much improved changing facilities and improvements to bar areas and stages.
3. Other achievements of home bar
Justice Gohil is also founder and editor-in-chief of Arbitration Law Reporter and member of editorial and advisory board of Central India Law Quarterly Journal and Madhya Pradesh Labour & Service Law Reporter. He was appointed as judge of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh in April 1999, and thereafter as administrative judge in Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh and demitted office in July 2008.
Appointed as chairman of Appellate Authority for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (AAIFR) up and until June 2011. Life Time Achievement (National Bar Award, 2009) for the contribution in Indian Judiciary presented by the International Council of Jurist and Indian Council of Jurist along with All India Bar Association. Was member of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Lifetime member of International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR) Lifetime member of Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) Justice Gohil is also a founder of All India Jain Arbitration and Mediation & Conciliation Center, New Delhi He is associated with many research and innovative activities in the field of law, legal education and judicial reforms ever since an Advocate.
While practicing law in Bhopal he also taught law to students as a guest lecturer in Carrier College Bhopal, SSL Jain Law College Vidisha and also trained students preparing for Civil Judge Examination in Madhya Pradesh. He is author of various articles on vibrant subjects of law and Indian legal and judicial System
4. Leroy D.
Thoman of home bar
Leroy Delano Thoman (July 31, 1851 April 19, 1909) was an American judge and civil service commissioner. Thoman was born in Salem, Ohio, July 31, 1851. He was educated in the common schools and became a teacher at the age of sixteen.
After five years of teaching, he studied the law and was admitted to the bar. Shortly thereafter, Thoman was appointed Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the Ninth Judicial District of Indiana. In January 1873, he resigned his position and moved to Youngstown, Ohio to practice law there, forming a partnership with Isaac A.
Justice. In 1875, he was elected county judge of Mahoning County, and remained on the bench for six years. In 1876, he married Mary E.
Cripps, but she died that same year. Thoman became involved with Democratic politics in Ohio and, in 1880, presided over the party's state convention. That same year, he ran for Congress in Ohio's 17th congressional district against William McKinley, but was unsuccessful.
He retired from the bench in 1882 and resumed his law practice, representing the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad. The next year, after the passage of the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act, President Chester A. Arthur nominated Thoman to be one of three members of the United States Civil Service Commission.
He served in that office until 1885. In 1887, he moved to Chicago and worked to bring the World's Fair there. Thoman married again to Florence B.
Smith in 1892. They had one daughter, Dorothy, born in 1893. Thoman died at his home in Evanston, Illinois, in 1909.
5. Arthur Colefax of home bar
Sir Henry Arthur Colefax, KC (9 July 1866 19 February 1936) was a British patent lawyer and Conservative Party politician. Colefax was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, and was the son of J S Colefax, a woollen merchant.
He was initially educated at Bradford Grammar School before studying natural science and chemistry at the University of Strasbourg, and at Merton and Christ Church Colleges at the University of Oxford. In 1894 he was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, and quickly became an acknowledged expert on patent law. He was made a King's Counsel in 1912.
At the January 1910 general election he was elected as Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Manchester South West, benefiting from a split in anti-Conservative vote between the Social Democratic Federation and Liberal candidates. He held the seat for less than a year, and was defeated at ensuing election in December. Much of his work was involved in Anglo-German patents, but this was ended by outbreak of the First World War.
He became head of the scientific department of the Ministry of Munitions for the duration of the war. He was knighted for his wartime services in 1920. In 1918 he was appointed as solicitor-general of the County Palatine of Durham, becoming Chancellor of the Chancery Court of the Palatine in 1930.
These offices had been almost entirely ceremonial since 1837. In 1901 he married Sibyl Halsey, and they had two sons. Sibyl Colefax was to become a renowned interior designer.
Colefax died from pneumonia at his Chelsea home in 1936, aged 69.
6. Dallas Bar Association of home bar
The Dallas Bar Association or DBA is a professional organization providing resources for attorneys and the public in the city of Dallas, Texas.
Founded in 1873, the DBA is a voluntary professional association of 10,000 lawyers. It is dedicated to the continuing education of its members, as well as community programs. For years, the Dallas Bar Association headquarters were housed in the offices of the then-current president.
In 1937, headquarters were established in a small space under the stairs of the Old Red Courthouse. Ten years later, the DBA was the states first bar association to incorporate. Incorporators envisioned the Association someday being housed in its own building.
The DBA has offered members the unique opportunity of meeting, dining, conversing and learning together in its own headquarters since 1955. In that year, the DBA opened its offices, dining room and meeting facilities on the lobby floor of the Adolphus Hotel. In 1979, the Association moved into the restored home of the late Col.
A.H. Belo, founder of The Dallas Morning News.
After Col. Belo's death and prior to the acquisition of the property by the association, it was leased by the Sparkman Funeral Homes (the predecessor to the current Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery), and was the location from which Clyde Barrow was buried. Now, the Association boasts an even more incredible home thanks to the addition of The Pavilion at The Belo Mansion, a dynamic space for meetings, social events and community gatherings.
7. Legal career in Wisconsin of home bar
During his years as a lawyer, Ryan was involved in several notable cases in Wisconsin history. In 1853, he was the prosecutor in the impeachment of Wisconsin Circuit Court Judge Levi Hubbell, on charges of corruption.
Hubbell was acquitted by the Wisconsin Senate, though, later in life, he would be forced to resign his role as a U.S. Attorney due to similar corruption charges.
In 1854 and 1855, Ryan was the attorney for the United States in the case of Ableman v. Booth, where he prosecuted abolitionist Sherman Booth for assisting a runaway slave in violation of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. In the Booth case, Ryan was opposed by fellow future-justice, Byron Paine.
Paine prevailed at the Wisconsin Supreme Court, but the decision was later overturned by the Supreme Court of the United States. Booth would ultimately be pardoned by U.S.
President James Buchanan. After the contested gubernatorial election of 1855, Ryan represented Republican candidate Coles Bashford in his attempt to overturn the apparent victory of incumbent Governor William A. Barstow.
In the case Atty. Gen. ex rel.
Bashford v. Barstow, Ryan prevailed and the Wisconsin Supreme Court threw out a number of fraudulent votes, awarding the election to Bashford. In 1870, Ryan was elected City Attorney of Milwaukee, and held that office until his appointment to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
In 1874 Chief Justice Luther S. Dixon resigned from the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Governor William Robert Taylor appointed Ryan to finish his term.
He was re-elected in 1875 and would remain Chief Justice until his death in 1880.
8. Cyril Cobb of home bar
Sir Cyril Stephen Cobb, KBE, MVO (1861 8 March 1938) was a British barrister and Conservative Party politician.
He was the son of J F Cobb of Margate, Kent. Following education at Newton Abbot, Devon and at Merton College, Oxford, he studied law. He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1887.
In 1905 a by-election was held for a vacant London County Council seat at Fulham. Cobb was the candidate of the Conservative-backed Moderate Party, and succeeded in taking the seat from the majority Progressive Party. In 1907 the Moderates, reorganised as the Municipal Reform Party, gained control of the council.
Cobb was to be a leading member of the authority for the next twenty-seven years, and was chairman in 1913 1914. He also served as chairman of the LCC's education committee. In 1934 the Labour Party gained control of the LCC, and Cobb lost his seat.
In the meantime, he had been elected to the Commons as Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Fulham West in 1918. He was briefly unseated at the 1929 general election, but regained the constituency at a by-election in the following year. He continued to represent Fulham West until his death.
He was made a member of the Royal Victorian Order in 1911 and a Knight of the Order of the British Empire in 1918. He also served as honorary secretary of St Saviour's Hospital, Regent's Park. He died at his London home in March 1938, aged 76.