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Leonard Augustus Jones, American judge.

Background

Jones, Leonard Augustus was born on January 13, 1832 in Templeton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Augustus Appleton and Mary (Partridge) Jones.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1855, Harvard Law School, 1858.

Career

Colonel A. Lee. Admitted to bar, Boston, 1858. Commissioner for Massachusetts for promotion of uniform legislation in the United States, 1891-1902. Chief judge of Land Court, Massachusetts, from 1898.

Associate editor, 1884-1904, editor, 1904-1907, American Law Review. American editor English Ruling Cases (after volunteer 18), 1899-1901. Editor Memoirs of the Judiciary and Bar of New England for the 19th Century, 1900-1901.

Author: Law of Mortgages of Real Property, 2 vols., 6 edits., 1878-1904. Law of Corporate Bonds and Mortgages, 1879-1890, 3 edits., 1907. Law of Mortgages of Personal Property, 5 edits., 1881-1894, 1907.

Law of Pledges, 2 edits., 1883, 1901. Law of Liens, 2 vols., 1888, 1894. Forms in Conveyancing, 5 edits., 1886, 1894, 1899.

Law of Real Property, as Applied Between Vendor and Purchaser in Modern Conveyancing, 1896. Law of Easements, 1898. Law of Landlord and Tenant, 1906.

An Index to Legal Periodical Literature, 1st volunteer, 1888, 2d, 1899 (Boston Book Company). Home: Boston, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Law of Mortgages of Real Property, 2 vols., 6 edits., 1878-1904. Law of Corporate Bonds and Mortgages, 1879-1890, 3 edits., 1907. Law of Mortgages of Personal Property, 5 edits., 1881-1894, 1907.

      Law of Pledges, 2 edits., 1883, 1901. Law of Liens, 2 vols., 1888, 1894. Forms in Conveyancing, 5 edits., 1886, 1894, 1899.

      Law of Real Property, as Applied Between Vendor and Purchaser in Modern Conveyancing, 1896. Law of Easements, 1898. Law of Landlord and Tenant, 1906.

      An Index to Legal Periodical Literature, 1st volunteer, 1888, 2d, 1899 (Boston Book Company).

Connections

Married Josephine, d.

father:
Augustus Appleton Jones

mother:
Mary (Partridge) Jones

spouse:
Josephine