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Samuel Oscar Prentice, American judge. Member State Bar Examining Committee, 1890-1813 (Chairman 1898-1813). Instructor pleading, 1896-1899, professor pleading, 1901-1915, Yale Law School.

Background

Prentice, Samuel Oscar was born on August 8, 1850 in N. Stonington, Connecticut, United States. Son of Chester Smith and Lucy (Crary) Prentice.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1873, Bachelor of Laws, 1875, Master of Arts, 1908. (Doctor of Laws, Yale University, and Trinity College, 1913).

Career

Admitted to bar, June 1875, and began practice at Hartford, Connecticut, September 1875. Admitted to law partnership of Johnson and Prentice, 1876, which ended July 1889. Corporation attorney for City of Hartford, 1882-1889.

Appointed executive secretary to Governor M. G. Bulkeley, 1889. Judge Superior Court of Connecticut, 1889-1901. Judge Supreme Court of Errors, 1901-1920.

Chief justice, February 20, 1913-1920.

Membership

Member State Bar Examining Committee, 1890-1813 (Chairman 1898-1813). Instructor pleading, 1896-1899, professor pleading, 1901-1915, Yale Law School.

Connections

Married Anne Combe Post, April.

father:
Chester Smith Prentice

mother:
Lucy (Crary) Prentice

spouse:
Anne Combe Post