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Curtis, George Ticknor (28 November 1812–28 March 1894), lawyer and historian, was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Curtis, a master in the merchant marine, and Lois Robbins. After his father died abroad, his mother raised him and his brother Benjamin Robbins Curtis...

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Kirchwey, George Washington (03 July 1855–03 March 1942), lawyer, criminologist, and professor, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Michael Kirchwey, a livestock and wholesale meat dealer, and Maria Anna Lutz. His father had actively participated in the German revolution of 1848. Educated in various private and public schools in both Chicago and Albany, Kirchwey graduated in 1875 as class valedictorian and enrolled at Yale University. Four years later he received his B.A. with honors, and after studying at Yale Law School and later at Albany Law School, he was admitted to the state bar in New York in 1882. In 1883 he married Dora Child Wendell; they had four children. ...

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Warren, Charles (09 March 1868–16 August 1954), lawyer and legal historian, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Winslow Warren, lawyer and collector of the Port of Boston, and Mary Lincoln Tinkham. Three years after Charles’s birth, the family moved to Dedham, where the Warrens remained active and loyal Democrats in a bastion of Republicanism. In 1885 Warren followed generations of Warrens by entering Harvard College. He was graduated with an A.B. in 1889 and in 1892, after two years of study, was awarded an A.M. from Harvard Law School. Throughout his life, as class secretary, the chronicler of law school history, overseer, and alumni association president, Warren was a loyal son of Harvard. Indeed, Warren was often identified with his ever-present crimson necktie....