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Alfred Hand, American judge.

Background

Hand, Alfred was born on March 26, 1835 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ezra and Catharine (Chapman) Hand.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1857, A.M., 1866.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1859. Practiced in Scranton. Appointed by governor, judge Court of Common Pleas, 1878.

Judge 45th Judicial District of Pennsylvania, 1879-1888. Justice of the Supreme Court of the Pennsylvania, to fill vacancy, 1888-1889.

Connections

Married Phebe A. Jessup, September 11, 1861 (died 1872). Married second, Helen Sanderson, November 26, 1873 (died 1907).

father:
Ezra Hand

mother:
Catharine (Chapman) Hand

spouse:
Phebe A. Jessup

spouse:
Helen Sanderson