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Cephas Brainerd, American lawyer.

Background

Brainerd, Cephas was born on September 8, 1831 in Haddam, Connecticut, United States. Son of Cephas and Cynthia (Spencer) Brainerd.

Education

Educated Brainerd Academy. Farmer until 1849; admitted to New York bar, 1855.

Career

Managing clerk, then partner, with Truman Smith and Ebenezer Seeley until 1860. Then in practice alone. Lecturer on international law, New York University, 1885-1897.

Active in legal, political and prison reforms.

Connections

Married Eveline Hutchinson, January 12, 1859.

father:
Cephas Brainerd

mother:
Cynthia (Spencer) Brainerd

spouse:
Eveline Hutchinson