Leslie Colby Cornish, American judge. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, 1923.
Cornish, Leslie Colby was born on October 8, 1854 in Winslow, Maine, United States. Son of Colby Coombs and Pauline Bailey (Simpson) Cornish.
Bachelor of Arts, Colby U., 1875. Harvard Law School, 1879-1880. (Doctor of Laws, Colby, 1904.
Bowdoin College, 1918, University of Maine, 1920).
Admitted to the bar, 1880. Member Maine legislature, 1878. Member State Board Bar Examiners, Maine, 5 years.
Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine, March 31, 1907-1917, and appointed chief justice, June 25, 1917. President Augusta Savings Bank, since 1905(trustee from 1892). Trustee Lithgow Library, since 1883(president of the board, since 1094).
Chairman of the board of trustees Colby College. Trustee Coburn Classical Institute, since 1901. Director American Unitarian Association, Boston, 1904-1913 and since 1919.