• Created Date
  • ca. 1925
  • Description
  • Born in Waverly, Ohio on October 27, 1888, Malcolm Douglas was the son of James A. and Elizabeth Douglas. Malcolm graduated with a bachelors of philosophy from Ohio University in 1909. He taught school in Wichita, Kansas, and then in Spokane, Washington, to earn money for law school. Douglas attended the University of Washington and received his law degree there in 1914. After graduation, Douglas served in World War I, primarily as an artiller... more
    Born in Waverly, Ohio on October 27, 1888, Malcolm Douglas was the son of James A. and Elizabeth Douglas. Malcolm graduated with a bachelors of philosophy from Ohio University in 1909. He taught school in Wichita, Kansas, and then in Spokane, Washington, to earn money for law school. Douglas attended the University of Washington and received his law degree there in 1914. After graduation, Douglas served in World War I, primarily as an artillery captain with the 2nd (Indian Head) Division in France. He was discharged as a major in 1919 and was awarded the Silver Star and the French Croix de Guerre.Upon his return to Washington, Douglas continued practicing as an Attorney at Law. In 1920, he ran for county prosecutor, and won, defeating Dr. Edwin C. Brown. He served as Prosecutor from 1921-1924. In 1925, Douglas ran for Position No. 1 on the King County Superior Court bench and defeated long-sitting Judge Boyd J. Tallman. Douglas remained in the reserves as a commanding officer in the... less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    b&w
    silver gelatin
    4.5 x 7 in.
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 390x600 ppi. 2009