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Lawyer

William John Curtis, American lawyer.

Background

Curtis, William John was born on August 28, 1854 in Brunswick, Maine, United States. Son of John and Letitia (Bammer) Curtis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1875, Doctor of Laws, 1913. Admitted to Maine bar, 1878. Columbia Law School, 1878.

Admitted to New York bar, 1879.

Career

In practice at New York, since 1879. Organized the Cleveland Anti-Snap Movement in New Jersey, 1892. Organized Independent Democratic Sound Money Movement in New Jersey, 1896.

Delegate-at-large and chairman New Jersey delegation to Indianapolis Independent Democratic Convention, 1896. Trustee and chairman finance committee Bowdoin College Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Angeline Sturtevant Riley, June 13, 1881. Children: Katharine (Mistress.

father:
John Curtis

mother:
Letitia (Bammer) Curtis

spouse:
Angeline Sturtevant Riley

child:
Katharine (Mrs Curtis