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Master in Chancery , United States District Court

Howard Strickland ABBOTT, Master in Chancery, United States District Court. Member of American, Minnesota State, Hennepin Company Bar Associations; New England Historic and Genealogical Society; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi.

Background

ABBOTT, Howard Strickland was born on September 15, 1862 in Farmington, Minnesota, United States. Son of Abiel Howard and Mary Ellen (Strickland) Abbott.

Education

University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Laws, 1885.

Career

Assistant General Solicitor, Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad Company, Soo Line Railway Company, 1887-1890. Secretary, Wisconsin, Minn, and Pacific Railway Company, 1888-1890: Attorney, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company, 1890-1897. Master-inChancery, United States District Court, 1898, Special Master-in-Chancery, Union Pacific Railroad Receiverships, 1897-1901, Special Master, Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad Company, since 1923.

Special Master, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Dubuque and Rochester Railroad, 1918-1920, Electric Short Line Railroad, 1923-1924. Professorial Lecturer, Private and Public Corps. Civil Law, University of Minnesota Law School, 1897-1927.

Director, Minnesota Saving Fund and Investment Company, 1888-1890. Minneapolis Trust Company, 1902-1920. Commissioner for Minnesota, American Bar Association on Uniform Legislation, 1907-1912.

Trustee Diocese, Minnesota, many yrs.

Religion

Episcopal Church.

Membership

Member of American, Minnesota State, Hennepin Company Bar Associations. New England Historic and Genealogical Society. Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Minneapolis, Minikahda, Lafayette, Six O’clock. Reserve; 900-6 St., S.E.

Connections

Spouse Mary Louise Johnson, June 29, 1893, Racine, Wisconsin.