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 Roswell Martin Field

Roswell Martin Field

Birth
Newfane, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 12 Jul 1869 (aged 62)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 73, Lot 611
Memorial ID 18450 · View Source
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Attorney. He was Dred Scott's lawyer, and the father of famous author and poet Eugene Field. Field was admitted to the bar by the time he was 18. He served at state's attorney for his country from 1832 to 1835. Fields came to St. Louis in 1839 & after several difficult years, his fortune changed in 1853 when he became Dred Scott's lawyer. In the next few years, his efforts & Scott's cause brought him to prominence.

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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18450
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roswell Martin Field (22 Feb 1807–12 Jul 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18450, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .