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Edward Lillie Pierce, American lawyer. member Massachusetts Legislature, 1875-1876, 97.

Background

Pierce, Edward Lillie was born on March 29, 1829 in Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jesse and Elizabeth (Lillie) Pierce.

Education

Graduate Brown U., 1850, Harvard Law School, 1852.

Career

Secretary to Salmon P. Chase in Cincinnati, also Washington, District of Columbia, 1852-1855. Practiced law, Boston, 1855. Delegate National Republican Convention, 1860.

United States collector internal revenue, Boston, 1864-1866. District attorney Norfolk and Plymouth counties (Massachusetts), 1866-1870. Secretary Massachusetts Board State Charities, 1870-1874.

Member Massachusetts Legislature, 1875-1876, 97. Moderator Milton (Massachusetts) Town Meeting, 1888-1893, 95-97. Lecturer Boston Law School Author: A Treatise on American Railroad Law, 1857.

Index of the Special Railroad Laws of Massachusetts, 1874. Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner, Vols. I and II, 1877, Vol. III, 1893.

A Treatise on the Law of Railroads, 1881. Major John Lillie, 1755-1801, publishd 1896. Enfranchisement and Citizenship.

Addresses and Papers, 1896.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Treatise on American Railroad Law, 1857. Index of the Special Railroad Laws of Massachusetts, 1874. Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner, Vols.

      I and II, 1877, Vol. III, 1893. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads, 1881. Major John Lillie, 1755-1801, publishd 1896.

      Enfranchisement and Citizenship. Addresses and Papers, 1896.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Legislature, 1875-1876, 97.

Connections

Married Elizabeth H. Kingsbury, April.; married second, Maria L. Woodhead, March 8, 1882.

father:
Jesse Pierce

mother:
Elizabeth (Lillie) Pierce

spouse:
Elizabeth H. Kingsbury

spouse:
Maria L. Woodhead