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Lawyer

Harvey Jewell, American lawyer. member Boston Municipal Council, 1851, 52; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1861-1862, 66-71.

Background

Jewell, Harvey was born on May 26, 1820 in Winchester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Pliny and Emily (Alexander) Jewell.

Education

Graduate Dartmouth, 1844.

Career

Admitted to Suffolk County (Massachusetts) bar, 1847. Justice of peace, Boston, after 1850. Member Boston Municipal Council, 1851, 52.

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1861-1862, 66-71, member many important coms., chairman judiciary committee, speaker, 1868-1871. Appointed by President Grant to Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, 1875-1876.

Membership

Member Boston Municipal Council, 1851, 52. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1861-1862, 66-71.

Connections

Married Susan Bradley, December 26, 1849, 3 children.

father:
Pliny Jewell

mother:
Emily (Alexander) Jewell

spouse:
Susan Bradley