Log In

Henry Sweetser Dewey Edit Profile

lawyer

Henry Sweetser Dewey, American lawyer.

Background

Dewey, Henry Sweetser was born on November 9, 1856 in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Major Israel Otis and Susan Augusta (Sweetser) Dewey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1878, A.M., 1879. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1882. Also read law in office of Honorary Ambrose A. Ranney.

Unmarried.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1882, later to the United States Circuit and Supreme Court of the United States courts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of essay, Suggestions on the Work of a Police Court Justice, 1908-1910.

Membership

Member, 1891, chairman, 1895, Board Bar Examiners for Suffolk Company. Member Republican ward and city committee, City of Boston, 1884-1888. Member Boston Common Council, 1885, 86, 87.

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1889-1891. Served in Massachusetts 1st Corps of Cadets, 1880-1889. Member Bar Association City of Boston, American Bar Association, International Law Association, Alpha Delta Phi, Loyal Legion, S.R., Society Colonial Wars.

Congregationalist.; Clubs: Alpha Delta Phi (New York), University, Athletic (Boston). Member Wissenschaftlichen Klub, Vienna, Austria.

Connections

father:
Major Israel Otis Dewey

mother:
Susan Augusta (Sweetser) Dewey