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Howard Strickland ABBOTT

Howard Strickland ABBOTT, Master in Chancery, United States District Court. Member of American, Minnesota State, Hennepin Company Bar Associations; New England Historic and Genealogical Society; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • ABBOTT, Howard Strickland was born on September 15, 1862 in Farmington, Minnesota, United States. Son of Abiel Howard and Mary Ellen (Strickland) Abbott.

  • Education

    • University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Laws, 1885.

    Career

    • Assistant General Solicitor, Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad Company, Soo Line Railway Company, 1887-1890. Secretary, Wisconsin, Minn, and Pacific Railway Company, 1888-1890: Attorney, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company, 1890-1897. Master-inChancery, United States District Court, 1898, Special Master-in-Chancery, Union Pacific Railroad Receiverships, 1897-1901, Special Master, Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad Company, since 1923.

      Special Master, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Dubuque and Rochester Railroad, 1918-1920, Electric Short Line Railroad, 1923-1924. Professorial Lecturer, Private and Public Corps. Civil Law, University of Minnesota Law School, 1897-1927.

      Director, Minnesota Saving Fund and Investment Company, 1888-1890. Minneapolis Trust Company, 1902-1920. Commissioner for Minnesota, American Bar Association on Uniform Legislation, 1907-1912.

      Trustee Diocese, Minnesota, many yrs.

    Religion

    Episcopal Church.

    Membership

    Member of American, Minnesota State, Hennepin Company Bar Associations. New England Historic and Genealogical Society. Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi.

    Clubs: Minneapolis, Minikahda, Lafayette, Six O’clock. Reserve; 900-6 St., S.E.

    Connections

    • Spouse Mary Louise Johnson, June 29, 1893, Racine, Wisconsin.
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