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Samuel Arthur Bent Edit Profile

Lawyer

Samuel Arthur Bent, American lawyer.

Background

Bent, Samuel Arthur was born on July 1, 1841 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel W. and Mary N. (Barrett) Bent.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1861, A.M., 1864. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1865.

Career

Admitted to Suffolk bar, 1865. Was American editor Swiss (Geneva) Times, Galignani’s (Paris) Messenger, 1872-1874. Superintendent schools, Nashua, N.H., Clinton, Massachusetts, 1878-1886.

Author: Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men, 1882. Hints on Language, 1883. Notes to the Golden Legend, 1886.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men, 1882. Hints on Language, 1883. Notes to the Golden Legend, 1886.

Connections

Married Mary E. Thompson, August 30, 1890.

father:
Samuel W. Bent

mother:
Mary N. (Barrett) Bent

spouse:
Mary E. Thompson