Herdis Frederick Clements


Herdis Frederick Clements



Herdis Frederick Clements was on born on December 6, 1871 in Cynthiana, Indiana. He attended Central Normal College (Danville, Indiana) and Valparaiso University, before receiving his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law in 1896. Clements served as a state senator during the 1899-1900 term, before joining the faculty of IU School of Law in 1900. Clements was a member of the faculty through 1903, at which point he became the Mayor of Mount Vernon, Indiana.

Clements became judge of the Posey County Circuit Court in 1909 and remained in that position until his retirement in 1946. Once retired, he practiced law in Posey County at the firm he founded, Clements and McClelland. Judge Herdis Frederick Clements died on October 24, 1962, at the age of 90.


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Herdis Frederick Clements