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William Whiting, American lawyer.

Background

Whiting, William was born on March 3, 1813 in Concord, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William and Hannah (Conant) Whiting.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1833, Bachelor of Laws, 1838. LL.D: (honorary), Colby U., 1872.

Career

John, William Russell, Harold. Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1838. Expert in patent law.

President New England History and Genealogical Society, 1853-1858. Special counselor United States War Department, 1862, solicitor, 1863-1865. Presidential elector, 1868.

Elected to the United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Massachusetts, 1872, died before taking seat. Author: (book) War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States, 1864. (pamphlet) Military Arrests in Time of War, 1869.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States, 1864. (pamphlet) Military Arrests in Time of War, 1869.

Connections

Married Lydia Cushing Russell, October 28, 1840. Children: Rose Standish, William St.

father:
William Whiting

mother:
Hannah (Conant) Whiting

spouse:
Lydia Cushing Russell

child:
Rose Standish Whiting

child:
William St Whiting