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Samuel Hopkins Sedgwick, American judge.

Background

Sedgwick, Samuel Hopkins was born on March 12, 1848 in Bloomingdale, Illinois, United States. Son of Parker (Doctor of Medicine and Hepsibah (Goodwin) S.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1872, A.M., 1874. Law student University of Michigan, 1871-1872.

Career

September 25, 1878. Practiced at Kewaunee, Wisconsin, 1874-1878. At York, Nebraska, since 1878. Judge District Court, 5th District, Nebraska, 1896-1900.

Supreme Court commissioner, 1901-1902. Judge Supreme Court of the Nebraska, since 1902, present term expires 1923 (chief justice 1906-1908).

Connections

Married Clara M. Jones.

father:
Parker Sedgwick

spouse:
Clara M. Jones.