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Frank Warren Hackett, American lawyer.

Background

Hackett, Frank Warren was born on April 11, 1841 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William H. Y. and Olive (Pickering) Hackett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1861, A.M., 1864. Studied law at Portsmouth, N.H. Philadelphia, with B. H. Brewster, afterward attorney general United States, and at Harvard Law School.

Career

Acting assistant p.m. United States Navy, 1862-1864. Was p.m. of United States Ship Miami, N. Atlantic Squadron, on board at Plymouth, North Carolina, 1864, when Lieutenant Commander Charles W. Flusser was killed in engagement with Confederate ram Albemarle.

Admitted to the bar, 1866. Opened law office in Boston. Private secretary Caleb Cushing, senior counsel Geneva Arbitration, 1872.

In practice at Washington, 1873-1920. Assistant secretary of the navy, April 1900-December 1901. Resigned. President N.H. History Society, 1912-1913.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Gavel and the Mace, 1900. Deck and Field, 1909. Reminiscences of the Geneva Tribunal of Arbitration (1872) of the Alabama Claims, 1911.

Connections

Married Ida, youngest d. Children: Chauncey, William Henry Young.

father:
William H. Y. Hackett

mother:
Olive (Pickering) Hackett

spouse:
Ida

child:
Chauncey Hackett

child:
William Henry Young Hackett