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Oliver Perry Shiras, American judge.

Background

Shiras, Oliver Perry was born on October 22, 1833 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George and Eliza (Herron) Shiras.

Education

Brother of George, Junior. Bachelor of Arts, Ohio U., Athens, O., 1853, A.M., 1856. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1856 (Doctor of Laws, 1886).

Career

Practiced law at Dubuque, Iowa, 1856-1882. United States district judge, Northern District of Iowa, 1882-1903.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Equity Practice in Circuit Courts of the United States.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Mitchell, February 26, 1857.

father:
George Shiras

mother:
Eliza (Herron) Shiras

spouse:
Elizabeth Mitchell