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James Robert Dunbar, American lawyer. Member Massachusetts Senate, 1885-1886.

Background

Dunbar, James Robert was born on December 23, 1847 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry W. and Elizabeth (Richards) Dunbar.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1871. Studied Harvard Law School short time. Admitted to bar, 1874.

Career

Member Massachusetts Senate, 1885-1886. Chairman Committee on Resolutions, Republican State Convention, 1886. Judge Superior Court, Massachusetts, 1888-1898.

Chairman special commission on taxation, 1897. Chairman Court House Commission, Boston. Now member Dunbar & Rackemann.

Director Boston Safe Deposit & Trust Company Trustee Williams College.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Senate, 1885-1886.

Connections

Married Harriet P. Walton, May 15, 1875.

father:
Henry W. Dunbar

mother:
Elizabeth (Richards) Dunbar

spouse:
Harriet P. Walton