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William Jay Magie, American judge. member New Jersey Senate, 1876-1878.

Background

Magie, William Jay was born on December 9, 1832 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Review David and Ann Frances (Wilson) Magie.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1852, A.M., 1855, Doctor of Laws, 1891.

Career

1 son, William Francis. Admitted to bar, 1856, and practiced at Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1856-1880. Prosecutor of pleas, Union County, New Jersey, 1866-1871.

Member New Jersey Senate, 1876-1878. The American Association For Justice, 1880-1897, chief justice, 1897-1900, Supreme Court of the New Jersey. Chancellor of New Jersey, 1900-1908.

Membership

Member New Jersey Senate, 1876-1878.

Connections

Married Sarah Frances Baldwin, October 1, 1857.

father:
Review David Magie

mother:
Ann Frances (Wilson) Magie

spouse:
Sarah Frances Baldwin