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William Law Learned

jurist

William Law Learned, American jurist.

Background

Learned, William Law was born on July 24, 1821 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Son of Ebenezer and Lydia (Coit) Learned.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1841, Doctor of Laws, 1878. Admitted to bar, Rochester, New York, 1844. Settled in Albany; justice Supreme Court New York, 1870-1891.

Presiding justice same court, 1875-1891.

Career

Author: Learned Genealogy. Edited: Madam Knight’s Journal. Earle’s Microcosmography.

Home: Albany, New York.

Works

  • Author: Learned Genealogy. Edited: Madam Knight’s Journal. Earle’s Microcosmography.

Connections

Married Phebe R. Marvin, May 29, 1855. Married second, Katharine De Witt, January 15, 1868.

father:
Ebenezer Learned

mother:
Lydia (Coit) Learned

spouses:
Phebe R. Marvin

Katharine De Witt