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Lawyer

Morris Woodruff Seymour, American lawyer. member Board of Pardons, since 1883.

Background

Seymour, Morris Woodruff was born on October 6, 1842 in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. Son of Origen Storrs (late chief justice Supreme Court, Connecticut) and Lucy Morris (Woodruff) S.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1866. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia Law School, 1867. (Doctor of Laws, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1916).

Career

Practiced Bridgeport, Connecticut, since 1867, specializing in corporation and patent law. Lecturer Law Department, Yale. Judge of City Court, Bridgeport, 1879-1880.

Corporate Counsel, 1880-1882. Member Connecticut State Senate, 1881, 1882. Colonel on staff of Governor English, 1867-1869, 1870-1871.

Membership

Member Board of Pardons, since 1883.

Connections

Married Charlotte Sanford, September 15, 1869.

father:
Origen Storrs Seymour

spouse:
Charlotte Sanford