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Samuel Tyler, American lawyer, writer.


Tyler, Samuel was born on October 22, 1809 in Prince George’s County, Maryland, United States. Son of Grafton and Anne (Plummer) Tyler.


Attended Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1826-1828.


Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1831. Appointed by Maryland. Legislature a commissioner to simplify practice and pleading in Maryland. cts.

Wrote A Treatise on the Maryland Simplified Preliminary Procedure and Pleading, 1857. Published articles on logic and metaphysics in Princeton Review, collected under titles A Discourse of the Baconian Philosophy, 1844, The Progress of Philosophy in the Past and in the Future, 1858. Professor of law Columbian (now George Washington University, 1867-1877.

Published American edit. Treatise on the Principles of Pleading (H.J. Stephen), 1871, Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney, Doctor of Laws, 1872, Commentary on the Law of Partnership, 1877.


Married Catherine Bayly, April.

Grafton Tyler

Anne (Plummer) Tyler

Catherine Bayly