Viewing Wallace Barton Douglas 1852-1930).
Wallace Barton Douglas graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan in 1875. Eight years later, he moved to Moorhead, served as city attorney, and later county attorney of Clay County. After several terms in the state legislature, he was elected Attorney General, serving from 1899 to March 1904, when he resigned to accept appointment to the state supreme court. His tenure was very short. In the election of November 1904, he was defeated by Edwin Jaggard. He returned to private practice in St. Paul. He died on December 9, 1930. On April 4th of the following year, a memorial was held for him by the Ramsey County Bar Association.