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Lawyer

Curtis Holbrook Lindley, American lawyer.

Background

Lindley, Curtis Holbrook was born on December 14, 1850 in Marysville, California, United States. Son of Charles and Ann Eliza (Downey) Lindley.

Education

Educated Santa Clara (California) College, 1863-1865, Eagleswood Military Academy, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, 1865-1866, McClure’s Military Academy, Oakland, California, and San Francisco High School, 1868-1870, University of California, 1870-1872. (Doctor of Laws, University of Santa Clara, 1912, and University of California, 1917).

Career

Appointed secretary California Code Commission, 1872. Admitted to bar, May 1872, and engaged in practice. City attorney, Stockton, California, 1883.

Judge Superior Court, Amador Company, California, 1884-1885. Now practicing at San Francisco. Honorary professor department of jurisprudence, University of California, since 1900.

Lecturer, department of jurisprudence, Leland Stanford Junior U., 1900-1902. Chief counsel United States Food Administration, 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: American Law Relating to Mines and Mineral Lands, within the Public Land States, 3 edits., 1897, 1903, 15.

Connections

Married Lizzie Mendenhall, June 19, 1872.

father:
Charles Lindley

mother:
Ann Eliza (Downey) Lindley

spouse:
Lizzie Mendenhall