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Judge Adorah Carson portrait
Judge Adorah Carson portrait
TitleJudge Adorah Carson portrait
Date of Original193-?
DescriptionPortrait of Adorah Carson, who became a County Judge in Pembina County, N.D. She has short curled hair and is wearing glasses. She has a collared shirt, jacket and necklace on.
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Politics & Government
Women
Law
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Judges
People
Portraits
Portrait photographs
Firsts
Personal NameCarson, Adorah, 1872-1966
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberPCHS5054
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original23 x 18 cm.
Transcription"Adorah Carson, County Judge, 1937-1951, Pembina County, North Dakota"--Printed on label under photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryRobert Carson married Adorah Rebecca Simms Lindsay in Bathgate June 13, 1900. They had two sons. She was born June 15, 1871 at Collinwood, Ontario. She taught school in Bathgate. She was elected County Judge when her husband's health failed. She retired in 1951. It has been noted that she was the first women judge in North Dakota and that her judicial decisions were never reversed by a higher court. She died in August 1966.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 51 in the book, Proudly We Speak, A History of Neche, Bathgate, Bruce and Hyde Park. Printed in 1976, published by Neche/ Bathgate History Book Committee, Neche, N.D.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5054)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5054
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