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James Bailey Richardson, American judge. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1866; member Boston Common Council, 1877, 1878; member Rapid Transit communications of Boston, 1891.

Background

Richardson, James Bailey was born on December 9, 1832 in Orford, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Joel and Sarah (Bailey) Richardson.

Education

Student Yale, 1 year. Graduate Dartmouth, 1857 (Doctor of Laws, 1896). Admitted to Suffolk bar, 1859.

Practiced at Boston.

Career

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1866. Member Boston Common Council, 1877, 1878. Commissioner on Revision of Boston City Charter, 1884.

Corporate Counsel City of Boston, 1889-1891. Member Rapid Transit communications of Boston, 1891. The American Association For Justice Superior Court of Massachusetts, May since 1892.

Trustee Franklin Savings Bank, since 1876. Trustee Dartmouth College, 1890-1903 (Richardson Dormitory, named for him). Founder of Joel Richardson scholarship at Dartmouth College, 1894.

In honor of his father. Manager N.E. Home for Little Wanderers, since 1875. Author: Notes on Equity Pleading and Practice in Massachusetts, 1904.

Home: Boston, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Notes on Equity Pleading and Practice in Massachusetts, 1904.

Membership

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1866. Member Boston Common Council, 1877, 1878. Member Rapid Transit communications of Boston, 1891.

Connections

Married Lucy Cushing Gould, November 15, 1865.

father:
Joel Richardson

mother:
Sarah (Bailey) Richardson

spouse:
Lucy Cushing Gould