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Robert Earl

jurist

Robert Earl, American jurist.

Background

Earl, Robert was born on September 10, 1824 in Herkimer, New York, United States. Son of John and Margaret Earl.

Education

Graduate Union College, 1845 (Doctor of Laws, Union. Also Columbia) Admitted to bar, 1848.

Career

October, 1852. Held various town and village offices. Judge, Herkimer Company, 1856-1860. Judge court of appeals, New York, 1870-1895, retired for age.

January 1, 1895; engaged in farming. One of founders and now president Herkimer Company History Society Together with his wife, founded Herkimer Free Library, and gave it about $30,000 worth of property. Home: Herkimer, New York.

Connections

Married Miss Juliet Wilkerson.

father:
John Earl

mother:
Margaret Earl

spouse:
Miss Juliet Wilkerson.