Albert Dutton MacDade
The son of Chester councilman, marine superintendent of Roach's Shipyard, state quarantine master, and ship captain Joseph Walker and Amie (Hedden) MacDade, Albert Dutton MacDade was born at Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, on September 23, 1871. He graduated from Chester High School, 1888; Penn Law School, 1894; admitted to the bar, 1894; district attorney of Delaware County, 1905-1912; state Senate, 1920-1928; member of the American and State Bar associations; National Guard and "four-minute" man, and chairman of the legal advisory board of Chester, Pennsylvania, during WWI.
The Senator was elected judge of Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, 1928-1948, and became president judge in 1943. Senator MacDade married Mabel Troth of Philadelphia, October 5, 1899. He died in 1954.
Biography: Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania