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Dayton, Judge A. G. (1857-1920)
Possibly Alston Gordon Dayton. A native of West Virginia, Dayton was a prosecuting attorney there until he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1895. He served in Congress until his appointment in 1905 as a U.S. judge for the Northern District of West Virginia. On February 14, 1916
, Judge A. G. Dayton of the Criminal Branch of the U.S. District Court replaced Judge Henry D. Clayton
as the judge presiding over The Woman Rebel
References: New York Sun, February 15, 1916; New York Times, February 19, 1916.
The Margaret Sanger Papers Electronic Edition: Margaret Sanger and The Woman Rebel, 1914-1916, eds. Esther Katz, Cathy Moran Hajo and Peter Engelman
(Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 1999). On the Web at http://mep.blackmesatech.com/mep/ [Accessed 4 January 2018]