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Reuben Moore Benjamin, American judge. Member Illinois Constitutional Convention, 1869-1870.

Background

Benjamin, Reuben Moore was born on June 29, 1833 in Chatham Centre, Columbia Company, New York, United States. Son of Darius and Martha (Rogers) Benjamin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1853, A.M., 1856. Law student Harvard, 1854-1855. (Doctor of Laws, Illinois Wesleyan, 1880).

Career

Principal Hopkins Academy, Hadley, Massachusetts, 1853-1854. Tutor Amherst College, 1855-1856. Admitted to bar. 1856, and since in practice at Bloomington, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Principles of Contract, 1889, 1907. Principles of Sales, 1895, 1901. Benjamin and Messing’s Cases on Contracts, 1911.

Membership

Member Illinois Constitutional Convention, 1869-1870.

Connections

Married Laura Woodin, September 15, 1856.

father:
Darius Benjamin

mother:
Martha (Rogers) Benjamin

spouse:
Laura Woodin