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James Dewitt Andrews, American lawyer, author.

Background

Andrews, James Dewitt was born on February 22, 1856 in Sterling, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert C. and Rhoda Clark (Kingsbury) Andrews.

Education

Graduate Sterling High School, 1876, Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School (Union U.), 1879. Master of Laws, Chicago Law School, 1897. (Doctor of Laws, Ruskin U., 1904).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1879. Practiced law, Whiteside County, Illinois, 1879-1891, Chicago, 1891-1903, New York, since 1903. City attorney, Sterling, Illinois, 1880.

Became law critic, Callaghan & Company, law publications, Chicago, 1891. Professor of law, Northwestern University, 1895. Professor jurisprudence (postgraduate), Chicago Law School, 1897.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Andrews’ Stephen’s Pleading (2 edits.), 1894, 1902. Wilson’s Works (edited), 1896. Illinois Supreme Court Manual, 1898.

      Cooley’s Blackstone (4th edit.), 1899. Andrews’ American Law (2 edits.), 1900, 1908.

Connections

Married Minnie Alice Barrett, June 9, 1880.

father:
Robert C. Andrews

mother:
Rhoda Clark (Kingsbury) Andrews

spouse:
Minnie Alice Barrett