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Lawyer

William Bowyer Fleming, American lawyer. member Ky; member Board of Aldermen, Louisville, Ky.

Background

Fleming, William Bowyer was born on April 3, 1845 in Woodford Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of William Bowyer and Agnita C. (Van De Graff) Fleming.

Education

Centre College, Kentucky. Matriculated at Yale. Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1865, Master of Arts, 1866.

Studied law State University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. University of Göttingen and Berlin.

Career

Began practice in Kentucky, 1870. Represented State of Kentucky in noted Lottery Case, 1892. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1880-1882.

Democratic presidential elector-at-large, Kentucky, 1884. Justice United States Court of New Mexico, 1885-1886. Member Board of Aldermen, Louisville, Kentucky, 1886-1888.

Railroad commissioner, State of Kentucky, 1888-1892. Law officer, United States Treasury Department, 1893-1896. Appointed foreign trade adviser, State Department, Washington, October 1, 1913.

One of chief organizers American Anti-Trust Conference, Chicago, 1900.

Membership

Member Ky; member Board of Aldermen, Louisville, Ky.

Connections

Married Susan Armstrong Harris, April.

father:
William Bowyer Fleming

mother:
Agnita C. (Van De Graff) Fleming

spouse:
Susan Armstrong Harris