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Lawyer , Educational administrator

William Henry Rawle, American lawyer, educational administrator.

Background

Rawle, William Henry was born on August 31, 1823 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Mary Anna (Tilghman) Rawle.

Education

Graduated from the University Pennsylvania, 1841.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1844. Practiced law, Philadelphia, 1844-1862, 65-89. Served as private United States Army, 1862-1865.

Vice provost Philadelphia Law Academy, 1865-1873. Vice chancellor Philadelphia Law Association, 1885-1889. Author: A Practical Treatise on the Law of Covenants for Title, 1852.

Equity in Pennsylvania, 1868. Some Contrasts in the Growth of Pennsylvania and English Law, 1881.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Practical Treatise on the Law of Covenants for Title, 1852. Equity in Pennsylvania, 1868. Some Contrasts in the Growth of Pennsylvania and English Law, 1881.

Connections

Married Mary Cadwalader, September 13, 1849. Married second, Emily Cadwalader, October 7, 1869.

father:
William Rawle

mother:
Mary Anna (Tilghman) Rawle

spouses:
Mary Cadwalader

Emily Cadwalader