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Roger Foster, American lawyer, legal writer.

Background

Foster, Roger was born in 1857 in Worces ter, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Dwight F. (judge Supreme Court, Massachusetts) and Henrietta, d. Governor and United States Senator Roger S. Baldwin, of Connecticut.

Education

Educated Boston Latin School, University of Marburg, Germany, 1873-1874. Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1878, A.M., 1881. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1880.

Career

Professor William R. Moxley, February 22, 1921. Admitted to New York bar, 1880. Appointed tenement house commissioner by Governor Flower, 1894.

Special counsel board of health, New York, 1896, 1897, 1898. Counsel for Caro heirs in first case that established liability of elevated railway companies to abutters in New York, 1882. Drafted tenement house laws of 1895, and prosecuted proceedings which established constitutionality of one of these laws and resulted in destruction of more than 70 tenements.

Secured appointment of receivers of Bay State Gas Company, 1896. Was counsel for Senator W. A. Clark in the Montana election case before the United States Senate, 1900. Author: A Treatise on the Federal Judiciary Acts of 1875 and 1887.

A Treatise on Federal Practice, 1890, 6th edit., 1921. Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Treatise on the Federal Judiciary Acts of 1875 and 1887. A Treatise on Federal Practice, 1890, 6th edit., 1921.

Connections

Married Laura Pugh, d.

father:
Dwight F. (judge Supreme Court Henrietta

mother:
Henrietta

spouse:
Laura Pugh