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Lawyer

Alfred Hemenway, American lawyer. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Hemenway, Alfred was born on August 17, 1839 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Fisher and Elizabeth Jones (Fitch) Hemenway.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1861, A.M., 1864. Studied Harvard Law School.

Career

Admitted to bar, Boston, 1863. Appointed by Governor Wolcott, 1897, sole commissioner to draft act embodying principles of Torrens System of Land Transfer. Act drafted by him became law.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married Myra L. McLanathan, October 14, 1871 (died 1896).

father:
Fisher Hemenway

mother:
Elizabeth Jones (Fitch) Hemenway

spouse:
Myra L. McLanathan