Walbridge Abner Field

Walbridge Abner Field

Birth
North Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 15 Jul 1899 (aged 66)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 11, Ageratum Path
Memorial ID 7494748 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Dartmouth College New Hampshire, in 1855, was a tutor at Dartmouth College, (1856-58), studied law at the Harvard Law School in 1859, was admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced to practice law in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a member of the school committee of Boston, (1863-64), served in the common council, (1865-67), was appointed assistant attorney of the United States, serving (1865-69) and was appointed Assistant Attorney General of the United States, serving (1869-70). In 1877, he presented credentials as a Member-elect to the Forty-fifth Congress, serving until 1878 and was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth Congress, serving (1879-81). Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, Massachusetts Governor Long appointed him Chief of the Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and he served until his death at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7494748
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walbridge Abner Field (26 Apr 1833–15 Jul 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7494748, citing Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .