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James M. Tyler, American judge. Member Vermont General Assembly, 1863-1864, 1865; member 46th and 47th Congresses (1879-1883), 2d Vermont District.

Background

Tyler, James M. was born on April 27, 1835 in Wilmington, Vermont, United States. Son of Ephraim and Mary (Bissell) Tyler.

Education

Educated Brattleboro (Vermont) Academy. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1860. Honorary Master of Arts.

Middlebury, 1879; Doctor of Laws, University of Vermont, 1891.

Career

Member Vermont General Assembly, 1863-1864, 1865. State’s attorney, Windham County, 1867-1868. Member 46th and 47th Congresses (1879-1883), 2d Vermont District.

Judge Supreme Court of the Vermont, 1887-1908. Chairman trustees Brattleboro Retreat. President Vermont National Bank, February since 1917.

Membership

Member Vermont General Assembly, 1863-1864, 1865. Member 46th and 47th Congresses (1879-1883), 2d Vermont District.

Connections

Married Ellen E. Richardson, December 11, 1861 (died 1871). Married second, Jane P. Miles, September 1, 1875.

father:
Ephraim Tyler

mother:
Mary (Bissell) Tyler

spouses:
Ellen E. Richardson

Jane P. Miles