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Rufus Wheeler Peckham

jurist

Rufus Wheeler Peckham, American jurist.

Background

Peckham, Rufus Wheeler was born on November 8, 1838 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Judge Rufus Wheeler and Isabella (Lacey) Peckham.

Education

Educated at Albany Academy and in Philadelphia. Studied law; admitted to bar, December 1859. (Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1894, Yale, 1896, Columbia, 1901).

Career

District attorney Albany Company, 1868. Corporate Counsel, City of Albany, 1880-1881. Justice Superior Court of New York, 1883-1886.

The American Association For Justice Court of Appeals, New York, 1886-1895. The American Association For Justice Supreme Court of the United States Court, December 3, since 1895. Home: Washington, Distric.

Connections

Married Harriette Arnold, November 14, 1866.

father:
Judge Rufus Wheeler Peckham

mother:
Isabella (Lacey) Peckham

spouse:
Harriette Arnold