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Lawyer

Francis James Lippitt, American lawyer. member (Chairman of Commission of whole) State Constitutional Convention, California, 1849. Lecturer at Boston University Law School, 1873-1874, before Naval War College, Newport, 1896, 1897, 1900. Retired.

Background

Lippitt, Francis James was born on July 19, 1812 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Joseph F. and Caroline S. Lippitt.

Education

Graduate Brown, 1830 (A.M.). Captain 1st New York vols. in Mexican war. Served in Civil war as colonel 2d California infantry and brevetted brigadier general United States vols.

Career

Counsel for United States in Department of Justice, 1877-1882. Was guest of Lafayette at La Grange, 1832. Sole survivor of the few who stood by his grave at his burial, 1834.

Assisted De Toqueville in preparation of La Democratie aux Etats Unis, 1834. Attached to American Legation, Paris, 1834-1835. Member (Chairman of Commission of whole) State Constitutional Convention, California, 1849.

Lecturer at Boston University Law School, 1873-1874, before Naval War College, Newport, 1896, 1897, 1900.

Membership

Member (Chairman of Commission of whole) State Constitutional Convention, California, 1849. Lecturer at Boston University Law School, 1873-1874, before Naval War College, Newport, 1896, 1897, 1900.

Connections

Married Mistress.

father:
Joseph F.

mother:
Caroline S. Lippitt

spouse:
Mistress