Edgar Aldrich

Edgar Aldrich (February 5, 1848 – September 15, 1921) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Edgar Aldrich
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Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire
In office
February 20, 1891 – September 15, 1921
Appointed byBenjamin Harrison
Preceded byDaniel Clark
Succeeded byGeorge Franklin Morris
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
1884-1885
Personal details
Born
Edgar Aldrich

(1848-02-05)February 5, 1848
Pittsburg, New Hampshire
DiedSeptember 15, 1921(1921-09-15) (aged 73)
Littleton, New Hampshire
Spouse(s)
Louise M. Remick
(m. 1872)
EducationUniversity of Michigan Law School (LL.B.)
read law
Occupationlawyer, judge

Education and careerEdit

Aldrich was born in Pittsburg, New Hampshire,[1] Aldrich read law in 1866 and received a Bachelor of Laws from University of Michigan Law School in 1868.[2] He was in private practice of law in Colebrook, New Hampshire, from 1868 to 1881, also serving as a county solicitor for Coos County, New Hampshire from 1872 to 1879.[1]

Aldrich married Louise M. Remick, on October 7, 1872.[1] He was in private practice in Littleton, New Hampshire, from 1881 to 1889,[3] He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, from 1884 to 1885,[3] and speaker in 1885 in state there.[1]

He received from Dartmouth College the Master of Arts degree in 1891, and an LL.D. in 1901.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Aldrich was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison on February 16, 1891, to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire vacated by Judge Daniel Clark. Aldrich was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 20, 1891, and received his commission the same day. Aldrich served until his death on September 15, 1921, in Littleton.[3]

In 1910, Aldrich was also president of the New Hampshire Bar Association.[4]

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Johnson 1906, p. 72
  2. ^ Leonard & Marquis 1908, p. 20
  3. ^ a b c Federal Judicial Center
  4. ^ "Past NHBA Presidents". New Hampshire Bar Association. Retrieved October 5, 2021.

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Legal offices
Preceded by Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire
1891–1921
Succeeded by