Monday, July 8, 2013

Hendricks County Circuit Court Judge Appointed (1886)

source: Hendricks County Civil Order Book Volume 28 (June 1885 - March 1886)

On March 10, 1886, after 3 straight days of Hendricks County Circuit Court Judge Alex C. Ayers failing to appear for the term of court, Hendricks County Auditor John Kendall, County Clerk William R. McClelland and County Sheriff William P. Ayers followed state law and met to appoint Charles Foley as the judge pro tem, to preside over the circuit court.

NOTE: Later that month Judge Ayers returned to preside over cases.

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