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Mason Whiting Tyler, American lawyer. member of law firm Tremain & Tyler, 1869-1894, Tyler & Durand, 1894-1902; member board of trustees Amherst College.

Background

Tyler, Mason Whiting was born on June 17, 1840 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Professor William S. and Amelia Ogden (Whiting) Tyler.

Education

Graduate Amherst, 1862. Served Second lieutenant to colonel 37th Massachusetts vols., 1862-1865. Studied Columbian College Law School, 1865-1866.

Career

Admitted to bar, October 1866. Student and clerk in office of Evarts, Southmayd and Choate, 1866-1869. Member of law firm Tremain & Tyler, 1869-1894, Tyler & Durand, 1894-1902.

Law firm of Tyler & Tyler, since 1902. President board directors Plainfield Public Library. Member board of trustees Amherst College Home: Plainfield, New Jersey.

Membership

Member of law firm Tremain & Tyler, 1869-1894, Tyler & Durand, 1894-1902. Member board of trustees Amherst College.

Connections

Married Eliza M. Schroeder, December 29, 1869.

father:
Professor William S. Tyler

mother:
Amelia Ogden (Whiting) Tyler

spouse:
Eliza M. Schroeder