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Lawyer

Gustavus Stockman Fernald, American lawyer.

Background

Fernald, Gustavus Stockman was born on November 11, 1857 in Otisfield, Maine, United States. Son of Osborne and Hannah E. (Stockman) Fernald.

Education

Academic education, Oxford Normal Institute, Paris, Maine. Read law in office of General Charles P. Mattocks, Portland, Maine.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1882, and began practice at Brainerd, Minnesota. Attorney, 1886-1890, tax commissioner, 1890-1905, N.P. Railway. Special counsel for receivers, same, 1893-1896.

Moved to Chicago, 1905. Assistant general solicitor, 1905-1909, general attorney, 1909-1918, general counsel, since 1918, The Pullman Company.

Connections

Married Gertrude Whittier Bucknam, September 24, 1878.

father:
Osborne Fernald

mother:
Hannah E. (Stockman) Fernald

spouse:
Gertrude Whittier Bucknam