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inventor , lawyer

John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe, American lawyer, inventor. member board visitors United States Military Academy, 1849, became president.

Background

Latrobe, John Hazlehurst Boneval was born on May 4, 1803 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benjamin Henry and Mary (Hazlehurst) Latrobe.

Education

Attended United States Military Academy, 1816-1820.

Career

Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1824. Submitted winning design for West Point Kosciuszko Monument, 1825. Founder Maryland. Institute for Promotion of Mechanic Arts, chartered 1825.

Helped draft charter for B. & O. R.R., 1827, counsel, 1828-1891. Inventor Latrobe Stove. Member board visitors United States Military Academy, 1849, became president.

President American Colonization Society, 1853-1890. Regent U. Maryland.; founder Maryland. History Society, president, 1871-1891.

United States representative (by invitation of King of Belgians) to International Association for Exploration and Colonization of Central Africa, 1876, president American branch. A founder Republic of Liberia. Author addresses: “Justices’ Practice,” 1828.

“Hints for 6 Months in Europe,” 1869. “Odds and Ends,” 1876. “The Capitol and Washington at the Beginning of the Maryland Historial Society,” 1881.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author addresses: “Justices’ Practice,” 1828. “Hints for 6 Months in Europe,” 1869. “Odds and Ends,” 1876.

      “The Capitol and Washington at the Beginning of the Maryland Historial Society,” 1881.

Membership

Member board visitors United States Military Academy, 1849, became president.

Connections

Married Margaret Stuart, November 29, 1828. Married second, Charlotte Clairborne, December 6, 1832.

father:
Benjamin Henry Latrobe

mother:
Mary (Hazlehurst) Latrobe

spouse:
Margaret Stuart

spouse:
Charlotte Clairborne