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Lawyer

Edgar Addison Bancroft, American lawyer. member Scott, Bancroft, Martin & MacLeish, since 1904.

Background

Bancroft, Edgar Addison was born on November 20, 1857 in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. Son of Addison N. and Catharine (Blair) Bancroft.

Education

Brother of Frederic B. Bachelor of Arts, Knox College, 1878, A.M., 1881. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia Law School, 1880.

(Doctor of Laws, Knox College, 1912).

Career

In general practice, Galesburg, 1884-1892, Chicago, since 1892. Solicitor for Illinois of A.,T.&San Francisco Railroad Company, 1892-1895. Vice-president and general solicitor, Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad Company and the Belt Railway Company, 1895-1904.

Member Scott, Bancroft, Martin & MacLeish, since 1904. General counsel International Harvester Company, 1907-1920. Republican presidential elector, 1888.

Author: The Chicago Strike of 1894, 1895. The Moral Sentiment of the People, the Foundation of National Greatness, 1896. Destruction or Regulation of Trusts, 1907.

Home: Chicago. Ill.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Chicago Strike of 1894, 1895. The Moral Sentiment of the People, the Foundation of National Greatness, 1896. Destruction or Regulation of Trusts, 1907.

Membership

Member Scott, Bancroft, Martin & MacLeish, since 1904.

Connections

Married Margaret Healy, April.

father:
Addison N. Bancroft

mother:
Catharine (Blair) Bancroft

spouse:
Margaret Healy