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John Wilkes Hammond, American judge. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Hammond, John Wilkes was born on December 16, 1837 in Rochester (now Mattapoisett), Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Wilkes and Maria Louisa (Southworth) Hammond.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Tufts College, 1861 (Doctor of Laws, 1891, and Harvard, 1911).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1866. In practice at Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1866-1886. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1872, 1873.

City solicitor, 1873-1886. Justice Superior Court of Massachusetts, 1886-1898. Justice Supreme Judicial Court, September 7, 1898-December, 1914, resigned.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married Clara E. Tweed, August 15, 1866.

father:
John Wilkes Hammond

mother:
Maria Louisa (Southworth) Hammond

spouse:
Clara E. Tweed