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William Penn Whitehouse, American judge.

Background

Whitehouse, William Penn was born on April 9, 1842 in Vassalboro, Maine, United States. Son of John Roberts and Hannah (Percival) Whitehouse.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Waterville (now Colby) College, Maine, 1863, A.M., 1866, Doctor of Laws, Colby College, 1896, and Bowdoin College, 1912.

Career

Of Colonel Robert Treat, June 24, 1869. Father of Robert Treat W. Admitted to bar, 1865. City solicitor, Augusta, Maine, 4 years.

County attorney, 1869-1876. Judge Superior Court, 1878-1890. Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine, 1890-1911, chief justice, July 26, 1911-April 9, 1913 (retired under age limit).

Later counselor-at-law.

Connections

Married Evelyn M., d.

father:
John Roberts Whitehouse

mother:
Hannah (Percival) Whitehouse

spouse:
Evelyn M.