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George Emerson Bird Edit Profile

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George Emerson Bird, American judge. member Thomas & Bird; member Me.

Background

Bird, George Emerson was born on September 1, 1847 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Robert Alexander and Sarah (Emerson) Bird.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1869, A.M., 1872. (Doctor of Laws, Bowdoin, 1909).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1872, and practiced at Portland. Member Thomas & Bird. 1878-1883. Bird & Bradley, 1896-1908.

United States district attorney of Maine, 1885-1890. Member Maine House of Representatives, 1893-1895. Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine for terms, 1908-1915, 1915-1922 (resigned August 29, 1919).

Appointed active retired justice Supreme Court of the Maine, term 7 years, October 1923. Corporator Portland Savings Bank.

Membership

Member Thomas & Bird. Member Me.

Connections

Married Harriet Leonard Williams, July 8, 1890.

father:
Robert Alexander Bird

mother:
Sarah (Emerson) Bird

spouse:
Harriet Leonard Williams