Abraham Clark Freeman, American lawyer, author. Member and president of common. to revise and reform the laws of California, 1899-1903.
Freeman, Abraham Clark was born on May 15, 1843 in Hancock Company, Illinois, United States. Son of Obadiah Schenck and Nancy (Clark) Freeman.
Educated district schools. Removed to California with father 1861. Taught district school in Joaquin Company 2 years.
Admitted to bar, 1864. Member Constitutional Convention, 1878-1879, and of commission to propose such amendments as were required to harmonize the codes of the state with its new constitution. Became editor American Decisions 1879, American State Reports 1888.
Member and president of common. to revise and reform the laws of California, 1899-1903.