"Hon. James A. Jacokes, formerly judge of the Probate Court of Oakland County...is a member of the well-known firm of Baldwin, Jacokes & Moore of Pontiac..."
"Judge Jacokes has been identified with many of the important business interests of Pontiac, among others the Pontiac Savings Bank, of which he was president for two or three years, and the Oakland County Savings Bank, of which he is now a director. He is connected with numerous manufacturing plants and is president of the Pontiac Buggy Company. Judge Jacokes resides in one of the best residence districts of Pontiac and has a comfortable brick home with handsome surroundings."
Source: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF LEADING CITIZENS OF OAKLAND COUNTY MICHIGAN