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John Chipman Gray, American lawyer.

Background

Gray, John Chipman was born on July 14, 1839 in Brighton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Horace and Sarah Russell (Gardner) Gray.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1859, Bachelor of Laws, 1861. (Doctor of Laws, Yale, 1894, Harvard, 1895).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1862. Served in Civil War, 1862-1865. Second lieutenant, 3d Massachusetts Vol.

Cavalry, aide-de-camp to General George H. Gordon. Major and judge-advocate, United States.V. In practice of law in Boston, since 1865.

Lecturer, 1869-1871, Story professor of law, 1875-1883, Royall professor of law, 1883-1913, Harvard Law School Author: Restraints on Alienation, 1883, 1905. The Rule Against Perpetuities, 1886, 1906. Select Cases and Other Authorities on the Law of Property, 6 vols., 1888-1892 (2d edition., 1905-1908).

Home: Boston, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Restraints on Alienation, 1883, 1905. The Rule Against Perpetuities, 1886, 1906. Select Cases and Other Authorities on the Law of Property, 6 vols., 1888-1892 (2d edition., 1905-1908).

Connections

Married Anna Lyman (Mason), 1873.

father:
Horace Gray

mother:
Sarah Russell (Gardner) Gray

spouse:
Anna Lyman