Samuel James Elder, American lawyer. Member Massachusetts House Republican, 1885. President Boston Bar Association.
Elder, Samuel James was born on January 4, 1850 in Hopeville, Rhode Island, United States. Son of James and Deborah (Keen) Elder.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1873 (Doctor of Laws, 1908).
Admitted to bar, 1875 and began practice at Boston. Member firm Elder, Whitman & Barnum. One of senior counsel for United States before The Hague Tribunal in the N. Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration with Great Britain, 1910.
Member Massachusetts House Republican, 1885. President Boston Bar Association.
Married Lilla S. Thomas, May 10, 1876 (died August 13, 1907).