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Lawyer

Elisha Alexander Fraser, Canadian lawyer. member committee selected to revise the creed, 1900-1904; member Council of Reformed Churches in America holding Presbyterian System, 1911-1914 (vice president 1912-1914).

Background

Fraser, Elisha Alexander was born on March 13, 1837 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. Son of Review Niram A. and Elizabeth (Fletcher) Fraser.

Education

Student Oberlin College, 1853-1856. Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1863, A.M., 1866.

Career

Superintendent public schools, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1864-1873. Admitted to bar, 1873. Practiced at Battle Creek, Michigan, 1873-1876, Detroit, since 1876.

City attorney, Battle Creek, 1875-1876. Professor Detroit College of Law, since 1892, lecturing on contracts, constitutional law and international law.

Membership

Member committee selected to revise the creed, 1900-1904. Member Council of Reformed Churches in America holding Presbyterian System, 1911-1914 (vice president 1912-1914).

Connections

Married Maud J. Lymburner, December 24, 1863.

father:
Review Niram A. Fraser

mother:
Elizabeth (Fletcher) Fraser

spouse:
Maud J. Lymburner