Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935

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Birth 1841-03-08
Death 1935-03-06
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902-1932. He also received a Harvard AB in 1861, studied law at Harvard, and was an instructor and lecturer at Harvard in 1870-1871 and in 1880.

From the description of Oliver Wendell Holmes notes on contracts and equity, ca. 1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612785608

Jurist and author.

From the description of Letters, 1921-33, of John C. H. Wu. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068406

Attorney, teacher, judge, U.S. Supreme Court justice, legal scholar. Served in Civil War, 1861-1864. Adm. to Mass. Bar, 1867; practiced law in Boston, 1867-1882. Ass. Justice, Mass. Supr. Jud. Ct., 1882-1899; Chief Justice, 1899-1902. Ass. Justice, U.S. Supr. Ct., 1902-1932. Author of The Common Law, 1881. Editor of Kent's Commentaries, 12th ed., 1873. Instructor and Lecturer at Harvard, 1870, 1871, 1880.

From the description of Papers, 1637-1967. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047313

From the description of Papers, 1637-1967. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047310

Author and jurist.

From the description of Collection, 1862-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77723629

Holmes was appointed a Supreme Court Justice in 1902 by Teddy Roosevelt.

From the description of ALS, 1897 August 7 : Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, to Lady Castleton. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16966035

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Subjects:

  • Contracts--Notes
  • Opera
  • Authors, American
  • Religion
  • Lawyers
  • Poets, American
  • Equity--Notes
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law
  • Socialism

Occupations:

  • Jurists
  • Authors
  • Lawyers
  • Judges

Places:

  • Boston, MA, US
  • Washington, D. C., DC, US
  • United States, 00, US