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Rufus Wheeler Peckham

Rufus Wheeler Peckham, American jurist.

Background

  • Peckham, Rufus Wheeler was born on November 8, 1838 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Judge Rufus Wheeler and Isabella (Lacey) Peckham.

  • Education

    • Educated at Albany Academy and in Philadelphia. Studied law; admitted to bar, December 1859. (Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1894, Yale, 1896, Columbia, 1901).

    Career

    • District attorney Albany Company, 1868. Corporate Counsel, City of Albany, 1880-1881. Justice Superior Court of New York, 1883-1886.

      The American Association For Justice Court of Appeals, New York, 1886-1895. The American Association For Justice Supreme Court of the United States Court, December 3, since 1895. Home: Washington, Distric.

    Connections

    • Married Harriette Arnold, November 14, 1866.
    • father: Judge Rufus Wheeler Peckham
    • mother: Isabella (Lacey) Peckham
    • spouse: Harriette Arnold
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    Born November 8, 1838
    Died 1909
    (aged 70)
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