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Lawyer

Talcott Huntington Russell, American lawyer.

Background

Russell, Talcott Huntington was born on March 14, 1847 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of William H. and Mary Elisabeth (Hubbard) Russell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1869. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1872. Practiced at New Haven, since 1872.

Career

Appointed receiver American Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1878, and wound up affairs of the company after protracted litigation. Secretary of independent Republican organization in Connecticut that secured vote of the state for Cleveland and defeat of James G. Blaine for president, 1884. Instructor Yale Law School, 1890-1900.

Treasurer National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and chairman Board of Commissioners for Connecticut. In general practice but has given much attention to the law of municipal corporations and law of life insurance, including especially liability of directors and officers of insurance and other corporations Democratic nominee for attorney general, Connecticut, 1910. Workmen’s compensation commissioner for 3d Congressional District, and Chairman of the Board of commissioner, 1913-1915.

Congregational.

Connections

Married Geraldine Whittemore Low, December 10, 1889.

father:
William H. Russell

mother:
Mary Elisabeth (Hubbard) Russell

spouse:
Geraldine Whittemore Low