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Edgar Aldrich was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Background

Aldrich, Edgar was born on February 5, 1848 in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Ephriam C. and Adeline Bedel (Haynes) Aldrich.

Education

Educated Colebrook (N.H.) Academy. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1868. (honorary Master of Arts, 1891, Doctor of Laws, 1901, Dartmouth.

Doctor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1907).

Career

He was in private practice of law in Colebrook from 1868 to 1881, also serving as a county solicitor for Coos County from 1872 to 1879. From 1881 to 1889, he was in private practice in Littleton. He was in the New Hampshire state legislature, from 1884 to 1885.

Aldrich was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison on February 16, 1891, to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, vacated by Daniel Clark. Aldrich was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 20, 1891, and received his commission the same day. Aldrich served until his death, in Littleton.

Membership

Member and speaker N.H. Ho. Member N.H. Constl.

Connections

Married Louise M. Remick, October 7, 1872.

father:
Ephriam C. Aldrich

mother:
Adeline Bedel (Haynes) Aldrich

spouse:
Louise M. Remick