Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910Alternative names
Lawyer, Chicago, Illinois; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1863-1864; chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1888-1910.
From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Lawrence Y. Sherman], Springfield, Ill., 1909 April 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798421
Fuller graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1853, studied law at Harvard University and was admitted to the Maine bar in 1855. In 1856, he moved his practice to Chicago, where he was active in state politics. He was appointed Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1888.
From the description of Letters and autographs of Melville W. Fuller, 1889-1909. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339155
From the description of Autograph poem signed, 1873 Jul. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270753136
Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
From the description of Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949 (bulk 1849-1910). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981839
1833, Feb. 11:
Born, Augusta, Maine
A.B., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
1854- 1855: Student, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Admitted to the bar
1855- 1856: Associate editor, Augusta Age Practiced law, Augusta, Maine
A.M., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
1856- 1888: Practiced law, Chicago, Ill.
Married Calista Ophelia Reynolds (died 1864)
1863- 1865: Member, Illinois House of Representatives
Married Mary Ellen Coolbaugh
1888- 1910: Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court
Member, Venezuela-British Guiana Boundary Commission
1900- 1910: Member, Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague
Member, Muscat dhows arbitration tribunal
1910, July 4:
Died, Sorrento, Maine
From the guide to the Melville Weston Fuller Papers, 1794-1949, (bulk 1849-1910), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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