Willis Van Devanter papers, 1879-1966.


Van Devanter, Willis, 1859-1941. Willis Van Devanter papers, 1879-1966.

Willis Van Devanter papers, 1879-1966.

The Willis Van Devanter Papers include several photographs of Van Devanter and several publications. Also included are a legal fees book belonging to Van Devanter, and artifacts, including an embroidered silk flag and a cane belonging to F.E. Warren.

1.37 cubic ft. (2 boxes) + artifacts.

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Warren, Francis E. (Francis Emroy), 1844-1929

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Francis E. Warren was appointed Territorial Governor of Wyoming by President Chester A. Arthur. He served from February 28, 1885 to November 11, 1886 and served a second term when appointed by President Benjamin Harrison from April 9, 1889 to October 11, 1890. Warren was born in Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts on June 20, 1844 and attended the common schools in his area and Hinsdale Academy. During the Civil War, Warren enlisted and fought with the Company C, 49th Regiment, Massachuset...

Van Devanter, Willis, 1859-1941

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Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. From the description of Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982511 Willis Van Devanter (1859-1941) was Wyoming's first State Supreme Court Justice and eventually came to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from Cincinnati University Law School in 1881 and began practicing law with his father in Marion, Indiana. Van Devanter moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1884 to...

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