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Lawyer

Francis Rawle, American lawyer. Member American Philosophical Society (president council).

Background

Rawle, Francis was born on August 7, 1846 in Freedom Forge, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Francis William and Louisa (Hall) Rawle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1869, Bachelor of Laws, 1871, A.M., 1872. Admitted to bar, 1871.

Career

Treasurer American Bar Association, 1878-1902, president, 1902-1903. Overseer of Harvard, 1890-1902.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Revisions of Bouvier’s Law Dictionary, 1883. Car Trust Securities. Life of Edward Livingston in Lives of Secretaries of State.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Society (president council).

Connections

Married Margaretta C. Aertsen, 1873 (died 1894). Children: Francis, Henry.

father:
Francis William Rawle

mother:
Louisa (Hall) Rawle

spouse:
Margaretta C. Aertsen

children:
Francis Rawle

Henry Rawle