Fall, Charles Gershom was born on June 22, 1845 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Gershom Lord and Rowena (Moody) Fall.
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1868, A.M. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard Law School, 1871.
Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1869. Retired from practice, 1894. “Father” of first employers’ liability act in Massachusetts, 1887 (now adopted in all states of the United States and the basis of the workman’s compensation acts).
Also of first board of arbitration in Massachusetts for settlement of strikes and labor disputes, 1885 (system now in force in many states).