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Edmund Hatch Bennett

Edmund Hatch Bennett, American jurist.

Background

  • Bennett, Edmund Hatch was born on April 6, 1824 in Manchester, Vermont, United States. Son of Miles Lyman and Adaline (Hatch) Bennett.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Vermont, 1843.

    Career

    • Bar, 1847, Suffolk County (Massachusetts) bar, 1848. Practiced law, Taunton, Massachusetts, 1848-1898. Judge of probate and insolvency Bristol County (Massachusetts), 1858-1883.

      1st mayor of Taunton, 1865-1868. Lecturer Dane School Law, Harvard, 1870-1872. Dean Boston University Law School, 1876-1898.

      Chairman of the Board commissioner for the Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in the United States, 1891. Chairman of Commission to revise statutes of Massachusetts, 1896. Author: Selection of Leading Cases in Criminal Law, 1856.

      Massachusetts Digest 1804-1857, 1862, Massachusetts Digest 1857-1869, 1872, Massachusetts Digest 1869-1879, 1881. Fire Insurance Cases, 1872. Farm Law, 1880.

    Works

    • Author: Selection of Leading Cases in Criminal Law, 1856. Massachusetts Digest 1804-1857, 1862, Massachusetts Digest 1857-1869, 1872, Massachusetts Digest 1869-1879, 1881. Fire Insurance Cases, 1872.

      Farm Law, 1880.

    Connections

    • Married Sally Crocker, at least 2 children including Samuel C. Admitted to Vermont.
    • father: Miles Lyman Bennett
    • mother: Adaline (Hatch) Bennett
    • spouse: Sally Crocker
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    Died January 2, 1898
    (aged 73)
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