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Robert Earl

Robert Earl, American jurist.

Background

  • Earl, Robert was born on September 10, 1824 in Herkimer, New York, United States. Son of John and Margaret Earl.

  • Education

    • Graduate Union College, 1845 (Doctor of Laws, Union. Also Columbia) Admitted to bar, 1848.

    Career

    • October, 1852. Held various town and village offices. Judge, Herkimer Company, 1856-1860. Judge court of appeals, New York, 1870-1895, retired for age.

      January 1, 1895; engaged in farming. One of founders and now president Herkimer Company History Society Together with his wife, founded Herkimer Free Library, and gave it about $30,000 worth of property. Home: Herkimer, New York.

    Connections

    • Married Miss Juliet Wilkerson.
    • father: John Earl
    • mother: Margaret Earl
    • spouse: Miss Juliet Wilkerson.
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    Born September 10, 1824
    Died 1902
    (aged 77)
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