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Lawyer

Henry Martyn Duffield, American lawyer. member H. M. & D. B. Duffield.

Background

Duffield, Henry Martyn was born on May 15, 1842 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Review George and Isabella Graham (Bethune) Duffield.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1861.

Career

Father of Pitts D. Enlisted as private 9th Michigan Infantry, August, 1861. First lieutenant and adjunct, October 12, 1861-October 14, 1864. Assistant adjunct-general 23d Brigade, Army of the Cumberland, 1862.

Post adjunct, Chattanooga, 1863. Assistant and acting provost marshal general Army of the Cumberland. Admitted to bar, 1865.

Became senior member H. M. & D. B. Duffield. City counsellor, 1881-1887. Brig. general vols., May 27, 1898.

Honorary discharge, November 30, 1898. Umpire German-Venezuelan Arbitration Commission, 1903. Commander in chief Naval and Military Order of Spanish-American War, 1910-1911.

Home: Detroit, Mich.

Membership

Member H. M. & D. B. Duffield.

Connections

Married Frances Pitts, December 29, 1863 (died 1906).

father:
Review George Duffield

mother:
Isabella Graham (Bethune) Duffield

spouse:
Frances Pitts