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Lawyer

Samuel James Elder, American lawyer. Member Massachusetts House Republican, 1885. President Boston Bar Association.

Background

Elder, Samuel James was born on January 4, 1850 in Hopeville, Rhode Island, United States. Son of James and Deborah (Keen) Elder.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1873 (Doctor of Laws, 1908).

Career

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.

Membership

Member Massachusetts House Republican, 1885. President Boston Bar Association.

Connections

Married Lilla S. Thomas, May 10, 1876 (died August 13, 1907).

father:
James Elder

mother:
Deborah (Keen) Elder

spouse:
Lilla S. Thomas