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Lawyer

Arthur Alexis Birney, French lawyer. member Birney & Birney, Washington, 1873.

Background

Birney, Arthur Alexis was born on May 28, 1852 in Paris, France. Son of General William and Catherine (Hoffman) Birney.

Education

Brother of William Verplanck B. Public school education, Cleveland, O. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1873.

Career

Began law practice as junior member Birney & Birney, Washington, 1873. Appointed assistant United State Attorneys, 1875. Resigned, 1877, to become assistant corporation attorney.

United State Attorneys for District of Columbia, 1893-1897. Professor Howard U. law department, since 1878.

Membership

Member Birney & Birney, Washington, 1873.

Connections

Married Helen Conway, November 3, 1875.

father:
General William Birney

mother:
Catherine (Hoffman) Birney

spouse:
Helen Conway