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Somerville Pinkney Tuck, American judge. Awards and of superior jury and commn. member jury for commercial and technical education, Paris Exposition, 1900, and delegate Supreme Jury. Officer Legion of Honor, France, 1889, Commandeur, 1900.

Background

Tuck, Somerville Pinkney was born on September 24, 1848 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Son of Judge William Hallam and Margaret Sprigg Bowie (Chew) Tuck.

Education

Attended St. John’s College, Annapolis, A.M., 1889, Doctor of Laws, 1894. Graduate University of Virginia, 1869.

Career

Charles Marshall, May 14, 1885. Admitted to bar, Maryland., 1871, New York, 1872, Supreme Court United States, 1885. Practiced in New York City, 1872-1894.

Nominated by President Cleveland and appointed by Khedive of Egypt, Judge International Court of First Instance, Mansourah, Egypt, February 1894. Translations to Cairo, December 1897. A presiding justice, same, 8 years.

Promoted judge International Court Appeals, Alexandria, Egypt, November 1908. Member International Commission and November 11, 1911, of the Legislative Assembly created by Khedivial decree. Retired on reaching age limit, November 1, 1920.

Membership

Member jury for commercial and technical education, Paris Exposition, 1900, and delegate Supreme Jury. Officer Legion of Honor, France, 1889, Commandeur, 1900.

Connections

Married Emily Rosalie Snowden, only d.

father:
Judge William Hallam Tuck

mother:
Margaret Sprigg Bowie (Chew) Tuck

spouse:
Emily Rosalie Snowden