- 1879 - 1897
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1 collection (1 Paige box)
Coolidge frequently represented railroads in tort and other suits, and these dominate the collection. The collection also contains railroad cases in a variety of other matters (for example, land use, bankruptcy, and constitutional law), and miscellaneous corporate suits.
b. Feb. 23, 1859 in Natick, Mass.
A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1881
Studied law at Harvard (class of 1884, but did not earn an LL.B.) and at the Boston firm of Hyde, Dickinson & Howe
Admitted to the Suffolk bar, Jan. 1885
m. May Humphreys, Oct. 3, 1887 in Bergen Point, N.J.
Partner in the Boston firm of Strout & Coolidge and Assistant General Counsel to Boston & Lowell R.R. Co. and Boston & Maine R.R. Co., to ca. 1898
Partner in the Boston firm of Coolidge & Hight
d. May 28, 1936
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Coolidge, William Henry. Briefs, 1879-1897: Finding Aid
- Harvard Law School LibraryCambridge, MA 02138
- EAD ID
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