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Edmund Hatch Bennett

jurist

Edmund Hatch Bennett, American jurist.

Background

Bennett, Edmund Hatch was born on April 6, 1824 in Manchester, Vermont, United States. Son of Miles Lyman and Adaline (Hatch) Bennett.

Education

Graduated from the University Vermont, 1843.

Career

Bar, 1847, Suffolk County (Massachusetts) bar, 1848. Practiced law, Taunton, Massachusetts, 1848-1898. Judge of probate and insolvency Bristol County (Massachusetts), 1858-1883.

1st mayor of Taunton, 1865-1868. Lecturer Dane School Law, Harvard, 1870-1872. Dean Boston University Law School, 1876-1898.

Chairman of the Board commissioner for the Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in the United States, 1891. Chairman of Commission to revise statutes of Massachusetts, 1896. Author: Selection of Leading Cases in Criminal Law, 1856.

Massachusetts Digest 1804-1857, 1862, Massachusetts Digest 1857-1869, 1872, Massachusetts Digest 1869-1879, 1881. Fire Insurance Cases, 1872. Farm Law, 1880.

Works

  • Author: Selection of Leading Cases in Criminal Law, 1856. Massachusetts Digest 1804-1857, 1862, Massachusetts Digest 1857-1869, 1872, Massachusetts Digest 1869-1879, 1881. Fire Insurance Cases, 1872.

    Farm Law, 1880.

Connections

Married Sally Crocker, at least 2 children including Samuel C. Admitted to Vermont.

father:
Miles Lyman Bennett

mother:
Adaline (Hatch) Bennett

spouse:
Sally Crocker