Emory Washburn (1800-1877)

Emory Washburn was the governor of Massachusetts, a law teacher, and a writer. In 1844 he became judge of the court of common pleas but resigned in 1847 to return to his law practice. While traveling in Europe in 1853 Washburn was elected governor and served modestly for one year. Washburn became a lecturer at Harvard Law School in 1855 and University Professor of Law in 1856. He was famous for his lively and vivid lectures. Washburn's books on law went into several editions and were highly respected.

Date:
1870
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES21043
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
1243px
Width:
753px
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