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William Trowbridge Forbes, American judge. Member School Committee, Westborough, 6 years; Member Worcester Rotary Education Fund, Inc.

Background

Forbes, William Trowbridge was born on May 24, 1850 in Westborough, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Ephraim Trowbridge and Catharine (White) Forbes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1871.

Career

Instructor in mathematics, Robert College, Constantinople, Turkey, 1871-1874. Judge, 1st District Court, East Worcester, Massachusetts, 1875-1879. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1881-1882, Senate, 1886, 87.

Judge of probate and insolvency, 1888-1925, retired.

Membership

Member School Committee, Westborough, 6 years. Member Worcester Rotary Education Fund, Inc.

Connections

Married Harriette Merrifield, February 6, 1884.

father:
Ephraim Trowbridge Forbes

mother:
Catharine (White) Forbes

spouse:
Harriette Merrifield