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Lawyer

Marquis Fayette Dickinson, American lawyer. member Dickinson & Dickinson; member Boston School Committee, 1870-1871. Boston Common Council, 1871-1872 (president, 1872). President board of trustees Williston Seminary, board overseers Amherst College.

Background

Dickinson, Marquis Fayette was born on January 16, 1840 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Marquis Fayette and Hannah Shepard (Williams) Dickinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1862, A.M., 1865. Studied Harvard Law School, 1860-1867. Admitted to bar, 1867.

Career

In law practice, Boston, since 1868. Member Dickinson & Dickinson. Assistant United State Attorneys, Boston, 1869-1871.

Counsel W. End St. Railway. Director and counsel Metropolitan S.S. Company and other corporations. Member Boston School Committee, 1870-1871.

Boston Common Council, 1871-1872 (president, 1872). President board of trustees Williston Seminary, board overseers Amherst College. Trustee Massachusetts Agricultural College.

Director American Congressional Association.

Membership

Member Dickinson & Dickinson. Member Boston School Committee, 1870-1871. Boston Common Council, 1871-1872 (president, 1872).

President board of trustees Williston Seminary, board overseers Amherst College.

Connections

Married Cecilia R. Williston, November 23, 1864 (died 1904).

father:
Marquis Fayette Dickinson

mother:
Hannah Shepard (Williams) Dickinson

spouse:
Cecilia R. Williston