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Lawyers and Poetry
Edgar Howard Fourt
Judge E.H. Fourt was a native of Iowa, and lived in Wyoming for sufficient years that he became one of the.leading lawyers of the state. He made his home in Lander. Fourt was an 1890 graduate of the University of Wisconsin. He was appointed Judge of the Ninth Judicial District of Wyoming in 1927.
Fourt was born on May 7, 1864 at DeSoto, Wisconsin. His parents were Charles S. and Hannah (Valentine) Fourt. He married Sarah Roberts in November, 1894. [Source (of birth and marriage): Wyoming From Territorial Days to the Present, vol. 3, p. 37]
Fourt was the author of poetry, songs, and articles on the Wind River Mountains wilderness area.