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Lawyer

Charles Laban Capen, American lawyer. Member State Board of Education many years; member Board State Normal Schools of Illinois; Mason.

Background

Capen, Charles Laban was born on January 31, 1845 in Union Springs, New York, United States. Son of Luman W. and Eliza (Munger) Capen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1869, A.M., 1872.

Career

Began practice at Bloomington, 1871. Member William, Burr & Capen, 1871-1902, Williams & Capen, 1902-1904. Professor of law of corporations, bailments and carriers, personal property. damages, and legal ethics, Bloomington Law School (Illinois Wesleyan University), 1903-1925, dean, 1913-1925 (retired).

Membership

Member State Board of Education many years. Member Board State Normal Schools of Illinois.

Connections

Married Ella E. Briggs, October 27, 1875.

father:
Luman W. Capen

mother:
Eliza (Munger) Capen

spouse:
Ella E. Briggs