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James Robert Dupuy

Birth: 1831 in Shelby County, Kentucky

Death: 1912 in Los Angeles, California

Residence: Louisville, Kentucky


Biography: Attended law school at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1856 to 1857 and at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 1857. Married Florence Low in 1863. Elected Commonwealth's Attorney for the Seventh Judicial District of Kentucky in 1862.


Citation: Roger M. Grace, “J. R. Dupuy: Most Obscure DA in Los Angeles County’s History,” Perspectives, Los Angeles Metropolitan News-Enterprise, p. 7, November 4, 2006. A Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Harvard University, for the Academical Year 1856-57: Second Term (Cambridge, Mass.: John Bartlett, 1857), 51. Ninth Manuscript Census of the United States (1870), Population Schedules, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville Ward 9, p. 2. California Department of Health and Welfare, California, Death Index, 1905-1939, p. 752. Available online via California Vital Records-Vitalsearch (, The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California (accessed June 18, 2016).