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William Packer Prentice, American lawyer.

Background

Prentice, William Packer was born on August 26, 1834 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Ezra P. and Philena C. Prentice.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1855 (Doctor of Laws, 1905). A.M., Doctor of Philisophy, University of Göttingen, 1858.

Career

Commissioned captain a.a.g. vols., November 26, 1861. Major, September 2, 1862. Lieutenant colonel adjutant general 10th Army Corps and chief of staff of Major General O. M. Mitchel, October 1862.

Resigned, December 23, 1862. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1861. Practiced in New York City, 1863-1913.

Counsel, Health Board New York, 1873-1892, State Board Health, 1875. Author: Police Powers, 1894. Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Police Powers, 1894.

Connections

Married Florence Kelly, January 29, 1863.

father:
Ezra P.

mother:
Philena C. Prentice

spouse:
Florence Kelly