Terry, Henry Taylor was born on September 19, 1847 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Roderick and Sarah A. (Pierson) Terry.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1869. Studied law in office of Welch & Shipman, Hartford.
Review Guido F. Verbeck, July 12, 1899. Admitted to Connecticut bar, July, 1872. In January, 1877, became professor of law, Imperial U., Tokyo, Japan.
In July, 1884, returned to the United States. Began practice of law in New York, January, 1885. Returned to Japan and resumed professorship of law in Imperial U., May, 1894-July, 1912, now professor emeritus.
Has received decorations 4th and 3d Class, Order of Rising Sun, 3d and 2d Class, Order Sacred Treasure, Japan. Author: First Principles of Law, 1878 (Tokyo). Leading Principles of Anglo-American Law, 1884.
The Common Law, 1898 (Tokyo). Address: 240 Riverside Drive, New York City.