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Lawyer

William Richards Castle, American lawyer. member Legislature of Hawaii, 1878, 1886, 87, 88 (president, 1887, 1888).

Background

Castle, William Richards was born on March 19, 1849 in Honolulu, P.I. Son of Samuel Northrup and Mary Ann (Tenney) Castle.

Education

Oahu College, Honolulu. Oberlin College, O., honorary Master of Arts, 1887. Harvard Law School; Columbia Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 1873.

Career

Practiced in New York, 1874-1876, then in Honolulu. Attorney general Kingdom of Hawaii, February-November 1876. Member Legislature of Hawaii, 1878, 1886, 87, 88 (president, 1887, 1888).

Annexation commissioner Hawaii to the United States, 1893. Hawaiian minister resident in Washington, District of Columbia, 1895. President Board of Education, Republic of Hawaii, 1896.

President and attorney Honolulu Gas Limited company, S. N. Castle Estate.

Membership

Member Legislature of Hawaii, 1878, 1886, 87, 88 (president, 1887, 1888).

Connections

Married Ida Beatrice Lowrey, October 12, 1875.

father:
Samuel Northrup Castle

mother:
Mary Ann (Tenney) Castle

spouse:
Ida Beatrice Lowrey