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Lawyer

Edward Cahill, American lawyer. Member National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Background

Cahill, Edward was born on August 3, 1843 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. Son of Abraham and Frances Maria (Marsh) Cahill.

Education

Educated Kalamazoo College.

Career

Enlisted as private Company A, 89th Illinois Infantry, August 1862. Discharge for disability, December 1862. Appointed by President Lincoln.

First lieutenant 102d United States.C.T., December 1863. Promoted captain, January 1864. Mustered out, September 30, 1865.

Admitted to bar, 1866. Practiced in Clinton and Ionia companies, Michigan, 1866-1871, at Chicago, 1871-1873, Lansing, Michigan, since 1873. Counsel for State of Michigan in important cases.

Prospective attorney, Ingham County, Michigan, 1877-1881. Appointed justice Supreme Court, Michigan, for unexpired term (1890-1891) of James V. Campbell, deceased. President, trustee Edward W. Sparrow Hospital Association.

Membership

Member National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Connections

Married Lucy Crawford, June 11, 1867.

father:
Abraham Cahill

mother:
Frances Maria (Marsh) Cahill

spouse:
Lucy Crawford