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jurist

Arthur Chapman, American jurist. Member Cumberland County and Maine State bar associations, Theta Delta Chi.; Mason.

Background

Ethnicity: Son of Albion Keith Parris Chapman and Elizabeth Maria (Foss) Chapman

Chapman, Arthur was born on August 6, 1873 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Albion Keith Parris and Elizabeth Maria (Foss) Chapman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1894. Bachelor of Laws, 1944. Law student, 1898-1900.

Career

Teacher, 1895-1898; admitted to Maine bar, 1900. Member Portland Common Council, 1900-1902, president 1902, board of aldermen, 1902-1903. Assistant United States Attorney, 1905-1916.

United States commissioner, 1917-1925. Justice Superior Court, State of Maine, 1925-1942. Justice Supreme Judiciary Court, Maine.

1942-1945, active retired justice, since 1945. Chairman Southern Portland Planning Board, since 1946. Trustee Peabody Law School.

Membership

Member Cumberland County and Maine State bar associations, Theta Delta Chi. Mason.; Clubs: Bowdoin, Middle Temple, Fraternity, Rotary International (Portland, Maine).

  • Clubs: Bowdoin, Woodfords, Portland Economics, Rotary.

Connections

Married Agnes Sleeth Fairbrother, May 23, 1905. Children: Richard Sleeth, Arthur.

child:
Richard Sleeth Chapman