Harvard Law School Alumni Roll 1836

NOTE:—Unless otherwise stated, all degrees were of Harvard; each member graduated or left the School In the year In which his name appears, unless otherwise noted. Cities and Towns named are in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted.

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APPLETON. JOHN, A. B. Bowdoin 1834; died Portland, Me., Aug. 22, 1864.

APPLETON. WILLIAM CHANNING, A. B. 1832; born Boston, Oct. 25, 1812; died Roxbury. Aug. 8. 1892; admitted Suffolk bar. Aug., 1836.

BELCHER. NATHAN. A. B. Amherst 1832; died New London, Conn., June 2, 1891.

BOURNE. THOMAS ROTCH, A. B. 1833 ; died Sandwich, Oct. 27, 1839.

BRADFORD, EDWARD ANTHONY, A. B. Yale 1833, LL.B. 1837; died Paris, France, Nov. 22, 1872.


BRIDGE. BENJAMIN GRIDLEY : died Kent. Conn., July 22, 1839.

BUCKINGHAM. CALEB ALEXANDER. A. B. 1834 ; born Cambridge, son of Joseph Tinker Buckingham, editor Boston Courier many years, died Chicago, 111., Jan. 13. 1841; admitted Suffolk bar, then removed to Geneva. N. Y.

BUSHNELL, NEHEMIAH. A. B. Yale 1835: died Quincy, 111., Jan. 31, 1873.

CALDWELL, AQUILA BOLTON, A. B. Jefferson 1833, LL. B. 1837; died Wheeling, W. Va,, June 18. 1893.

CALDWELL. ROBERT CUNNINGHAM, A. B. Miami Univ. 1829; died Pensacola. Fla., Nov. 13. 1852.

CHANDLER, PELEG WHITMAN. A. B. Bowdoin, 1834, LL. D. Bowdoin 1867. born New Gloucester. Me.. April 3, 1816, son of Peleg Chandler, an attorney and graduate of Brown Univ. The son fitted for Bowdoin Theo. Sem., graduating at the age of eighteen years; a trustee in 1871; was admitted to the Suffolk bar 1837; 1838. originated the Law Reporter: 1846 chosen Solicitor of Boston and held the office until 1853, then resigned and helped revise the Boston City Charter of 1854; member City Council, Boston, 1844-45; member legislature 1845-6-7, and was the leader in the House; 1854 member of Executive Council, under Gov. Emery Washburn: was In the House again In 1862-63; was author of "American Criminal Trials" (2 Vols.); contributor to Boston Dally Advertiser, which paper he was one of the owners of. He was a member of the Mass. Hist. Soc. and In religious faith a Swedenborgein. Died Boston, May 28. 1889; married a daughter of Prof. Parker Cleveland.

CUSHING. GEORGE AUGUSTUS: died Lunenburg. Sept. 11, 1880.

DAVIS. JOHN. A. B. Yale 1835;died Northborough, Sept. 20,1844.

DIXON, NATHAN FELLOWS, A.B. 1833; studied in his father's office Hon. Nathan F. Dixon) also at Norwich, Conn., with Hon. Lafayette 8. Foster; elected representative In R. I. legislature serving 1840 to 1877, except two terms (1849, 1853), which years he was a member of Congress from the 2nd dist, of Rhode Island. Died April 11, 1881, at Westerly, R. I.

DUDLEY, ETHELBERT LUDLOW; died Columbia, Ky., Feb. 20, 1862.

DWIGHT, FREDERICK, A. B. 1834; died Agawam, Feb. 25, 1889.

EDDY, FREDERICK AUBOYNEAU; died Boston, May 22, 1847.

FARRAR, CALVIN. A. B. Bowdoln 1834; died Waterford, Me., Jan. 6, 1859.

FESSENDEN, CHARLES BACKUS HYDE, A. B. Amherst 1833; died Brooklyn, N. Y., Apr. 16, 1895.

FOX, EDWARD, A. B. 1834. LL. B. 1837; died Portland, Me., Dec. 14, 1881.

GILES. JOEL, A. B. 1829, LL. B. 1837; born Townsend, 1804; died Town- send, Jan. 12, 18S2; tutor for a time at Harvard; admitted Suffolk bar, Apr., 1837; Fourth of July orator, Boston, 1848; representative and senator, and member Constitutional Convention, 1853.

HARTSHORN, CHARLES WARREN. A. B. 1833; died Taunton, March 31. 1893.

HAYDEN, AARON, A. B. 1834, LL. B. 1838; died Eastport, Me., Oct. 22, 1865; admitted Suffolk bar, Apr., 1838.

HOLMES, JOHN, A. B. 1832, LL. B. 1839; died Cambridge, Jan. 27, 1899.

HOSMER, RUFUS, A. B. 1834; died Lansing, Mich., Apr. 20, 1861. J

OY, JAMES FREDERICK A. B. Dartmouth 1833; died Detroit, Mich., Sept. 24, 1896; engaged In railroad operations and became wealthy.

LANE, JOHN FOOT, born Dec. 21, 1810, Boone Co., Ky., son of Hon. Amos Lane of N. Y. and Mary (Foot) Lane, of Watertown, Conn. At the age of eight years, read and translated Latin; at age of fourteen, In 1824, appointed cadet at West Point, from where he graduated eighth In his class, 1822; 1829, taught mathematics at West Point; 1830. stationed at Monmouth, with rank of Second Lieut.; 1831,assigned to the charge of engineer of breakwater; 1832, appointed distributing agent for removal of Seminóle and Shawnee Indians from Ohio to the Indian Territory reservation; 1833, helped In same capacity to remove the Chocktaws from Miss.; 1834-5-6, engaged In making experiments at the India Rubber Works at Boston; invented a pontoon bridge, suitable for army use, which he had patented; 1836, promoted to Colonel U. S. A., and placed in command of a post In Florida, where he suddenly died, Oct. 19. 1836.

LYON, AMASA UDOLPHIN, A. B. Yale 1834; died Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 12, 1878.

MARSHALL, ENOCH SMITH, A. B. Bowdoln 1832; died Mercer, Me., —, 1856.

MASON, JOSEPH: died Brookline, Feb. 8, 1904.


MOORE, GEORGE. A. B.1834; died Quincy, 111., March 11, 1847.

MÜSSEY, JOHN FITZ HENRY, A. B. 1835; died Portland, Me., Apr. 14, 1846.

NELSON. ALBERT HOBART, A. B. 1832, LL B. 1837; died Somerville, June 27. 1858.

NEWELL. CHARLES STARK, A. B. 1835; born Boston, Aug. 19, 1814, son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Stark) Newell, grandson of Major Caleb Stark and great-grandson of Gen. John Stark, died New York, N. Y., Dec. 7, 1876; admitted Suffolk bar; member House Representatives, 1851-2; on staff of Gen. A. von Steinwehr during civil war; married, July 19, 1843, Alice Jane, daughter of William and Mary (Todd) Crabb.

OSGOOD, HENRY BROWN, A. B. Bowdoin 1832; died Fryeburg, Me., Nov. 23, 1843.

PALFRAY. CHARLES WARWICK. A. B. 1835, LL. B. 1838; died Salem, May 13. 1900.

PEIRCE. CHARLES HENRY, A. B. Bowdoin 1834; died Arlington, Oct. 23, 1888.

PEIRCE THOMAS NELSON; died New Orleans, La.. June 4, 1858.

RIVERS. GEORGE; died Providence. R. I., Feb. 11, 1854.

ROBINSON. FAYETTE; author of Mexico and her Chieftains, 1847, et al.; died New York. N. Y., March 26, 1859.

RUNDLETT, WARREN, A. B. Bowdoin 1833; died Newcastle, Me., Feb. 21, 1850.

SCUDDER, ZENO; died Barnstable. June 26, 1857.

SHACKFORD, CHARLES CHAUNCY, A. B. 1835; died Brookline, Dec. 25, 1891.

SPARHAWK, GEORGE: born Brighton, died Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 23, 1879; admitted Suffolk bar, 1836.

STOCKWELL, AMOS WRIGHT, A. B. Amherst 1832; died Chicopee, March 10, 1853.

STORY, AUGUSTUS, A. B. 1832: died Salem. Oct. 19, 1882; admitted Suffolk bar, Oct. 1836.

TIFFANY, PARDON DEXTER, A. B. Brown 1834, LL. B. 1838; died St. Louis. Mo., Feb. 14, 1861.

VAN HAMM, WASHINGTON; died Cincinnati, O., Apr. 13, 1872.

WELCH, JOHN HUNT, A. B. 1835; LL. B. 1860, born Pennington, N. J., Nov. 17, 1814, son of John Welch: admitted Suffolk bar, June 30, 1851; left law for mercantile pursuits In Boston; died Dorchester, Sept. 9,1852.

WESTON, NATHAN, A. B. Bowdoin 1833; died Dorchester, Nov. 11, 1889.Admitted, Jan. 21, 1861.

WICKLIFFE, ROBERT: died Lexington, Ky., Aug. 29, 1850.

WILLIAMS. JOSEPH HARTWELL, A.B. 1834. LL. B. 1837; died Augusta, Me. July 18. I896.


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