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William Sebring Kirkpatrick

congressman

William Sebring Kirkpatrick, American congressman. member 55th Congress (1897-1899).

Background

Kirkpatrick, William Sebring was born on April 21, 1844 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Newton and Susan (Sebring) Kirkpatrick.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, 1863, A.M., 1872. (Doctor of Laws, Washington and Jefferson College, 1902). Studied law with Honorary H. D. Maxwell.

Admitted to bar, 1865.

Career

Solicitor, Easton, Pennsylvania, several years. President judge, 3d Judicial District, 1874-1875. Chairman Republican State Convention, 1882.

Attorney general of Pennsylvania, 1887-1891. Member 55th Congress (1897-1899). Lecturer municipal law, 1875-1878, trustee since about 1889, acting president, 1902-1903, also president, 1914-1915, Lafayette College Home: Easton, Pa.

Membership

Member 55th Congress (1897-1899).

Connections

Married Elizabeth H. Jones, March 20, 1873.

father:
Newton Kirkpatrick

mother:
Susan (Sebring) Kirkpatrick

spouse:
Elizabeth H. Jones