Kent, Charles A. (Charles Artemis), 1835-1917

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Charles Artemas Kent was born in Hopkinton, New York, Oct. 11, 1835, the son of Artemas and Sarah (Weed) Kent. He received a A.B. from the University of Vermont in 1856 and studied at Andover Theological Seminary, 1857-1859. Kent was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1960 began practicing law in Detroit. Kent joined the Law School faculty in 1868. He had been a student in the law office of Professor Charles I. Walker before joining the faculty as the Fletcher Professor of Law. The position named for Judge Fletcher of Massachusetts, who had made a valuable contribution to the Law Library. Kent succeeded Thomas M. Cooley as dean of the Law School in 1883 and held the position until 1886. Kent died May 17, 1917.

From the guide to the Charles A. Kent papers, 1877 and 1898, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Professor of law at University of Michigan.

From the description of Charles A. Kent papers, 1877 and 1898. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423232

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creatorOf Charles A. Kent papers, 1877 and 1898 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wharton, Zacariah Fletcher, 1853-1922. Zacariah F. Wharton student notebook, 1883-1884. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Cartwright, James Henry, 1842-1924. James Henry Cartwright student notebook, 1866. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Young, John Nelles, 1844-1921. John Nelles Young student notebooks, 1867-1869. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Stevenson, Thomas. Thomas Stevenson papers, 1856-1909. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Ames, Herbert Thomas, 1844-1936. Herbert Thomas Ames student notebook, 1868-1869. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Thomas M. Cooley Papers, 1850-1898 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Smith, Clement McDonald, 1844-1923. Clement McDonald Smith papers, 1860-1922. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Weadock, Thomas Addis Emmet, 1850-1938. Thomas Addis Emmet Weadock student notebook, 1873. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Weadock, Thomas Addis Emmet, 1850-. Thomas Addis Emmet Weadock papers, 1873-1924 (scattered dates). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Henry Wade Rogers papers, 1873-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas, Charles S. (Charles Spalding), 1849-1934. Charles Spalding Thomas student notebook, 1870-1871. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Young, Robert. Robert Young student notebooks, 1881-1883. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Kent, Charles A. (Charles Artemis), 1835-1917. Charles A. Kent papers, 1877 and 1898. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Horace L. Wilgus Papers, 1878-1935 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wilgus, Horace L. (Horace La Fayette), 1859-1935. Horace LaFayette Wilgus papers, 1879-1935. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Swartz, Hiram Buel. Hiram Buel Swartz student notebooks, 1868-1871. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Hovey, Howard. Howard Hovey student notebook, 1879-1880 and 1882-1883. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Paine, De Forest. De Forest Paine student notebook, 1871. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Law School (University of Michigan) law lectures, 1881-1919 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898. Thomas McIntyre Cooley papers, 1850-1898. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Colvin, Homer Hodge. Homer Hodge Colvin student notebook, 1878-1879. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Pilchard, Leonidas T. Class notes, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, 1881-1883. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Rogers, Henry Wade, 1853-1926. Henry Wade Rogers papers, 1873-1920. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf King family. King family papers, 1811-1983. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
associatedWith Baxter, Benjamin Levi, 1815-1902. person
associatedWith Cartwright, James Henry, 1842-1924. person
associatedWith Colvin, Homer Hodge. person
associatedWith Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929. person
associatedWith Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898. person
associatedWith Geddes, Norman, b. 1823. person
associatedWith Hovey, Howard. person
associatedWith King family. family
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associatedWith Pilchard, Leonidas T. person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Wade, 1853-1926. person
associatedWith Smith, Clement McDonald, 1844-1923. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Thomas. person
associatedWith Swartz, Hiram Buel. person
associatedWith Thomas, Charles S. (Charles Spalding), 1849-1934. person
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associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Law. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Law School. corporateBody
associatedWith Weadock, Thomas Addis Emmet, 1850- person
associatedWith Weadock, Thomas Addis Emmet, 1850-1938. person
associatedWith Wharton, Zacariah Fletcher, 1853-1922. person
associatedWith Wilgus, Horace L. (Horace La Fayette), 1859-1935. person
associatedWith Young, John Nelles, 1844-1921. person
associatedWith Young, Robert. person
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