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Lawyer

Edward Osgood Brown, American lawyer. member of law firm Peckham, Brown, Packard & Walsh, 1909-1910.

Background

Brown, Edward Osgood was born on August 5, 1847 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward and Eliza (Dalton) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1867. Law studies, Salem, Massachusetts, and Law School, Harvard. Admitted to bar, 1870.

Career

Assistant clerk Supreme Court, Rhode Island, 1870-1871. Began practice in firm of Peckham & Brown, Chicago, 1872. Candidate for judge Superior Court, 1893.

Counsel for Lincoln Pk. Commissioners, 1894-1897. Judge Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois, 1903-1909.

Appointed justice Appellate Court, 1st District, 1904. Member of law firm Peckham, Brown, Packard & Walsh, 1909-1910. Again elected judge Circuit Court, Cook County, 1910, and again appointed justice Appellate Court, 1st District, 1910.

Retired from bench, 1915, and reëntered practice in firm of Miller, Starr, Brown, Packard & Peckham, Democrat. Home: Chicago, Ill.

Membership

Member of law firm Peckham, Brown, Packard & Walsh, 1909-1910.

Connections

Married Helen Gertrude Eagle, June 25, 1884.

father:
Edward Brown

mother:
Eliza (Dalton) Brown

spouse:
Helen Gertrude Eagle