Lawyer Events in History



2014 Event - Lawyer Ron Klain has been appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama as Ebola Response Coordinator to organize government response to Ebola cases; though not medically trained, Klain has been selected for his managerial and problem-solving experience

2013 Event - In Saudi Arabia, Egyptian human rights lawyer Ahmed al-Gizawi is sentenced to five years in prison and 300 lashes, for possession of Xanax anti-anxiety pills

2012 Event - An Egyptian lawyer, Mohamed Salem, files a lawsuit over the country's President Morsi removing Hussein Tantawi, former commander-in-chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces, and Sami Anan, former Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces

2005 Death - Lloyd Cutler, American Lawyer

2005 Death - Lloyd Norton Cutler, American Lawyer

2005 Death - Peter Benenson, British Lawyer

2004 Death - Sam Dash, lawyer, Senate counsel during Watergate, dies at 79

2004 Death - Samuel Dash, American Lawyer

2003 Death - Hartley William Shawcross, British Lawyer

2003 Death - Maynard Jackson, lawyer/mayor, first black mayor of Atlanta, dies at 65

2003 Death - Burke Marshall, American Lawyer

2001 Death - Henry Wade, American Lawyer

2001 Death - George Carman, English Lawyer

2000 Death - Florynce Rae Kennedy, lawyer/lecturer, dies at 84

1998 Death - Clark Clifford, lawyer/DC insider, dies at 91

1998 Death - Jay Monahan, lawyer, MSNBC legal analyst, dies at 42

1998 Event - Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer

1996 Death - Robert J. Morris, lawyer, served New York State Assembly committee investigating Communist activities, dies at 81

1996 Death - Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83

1996 Death - Alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92

1996 Death - Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64

1996 Death - Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98

1996 Death - Laurence Dowdall, lawyer, dies at 91

1996 Death - Joseph Stone, lawyer, dies at 79

1996 Death - John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian, dies at 87

1996 Death - Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat, dies at 89

1996 Death - Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician, dies at 79

1996 Death - Sidney Korshak, lawyer, dies at 87

1996 Death - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/South African activist, dies at 70

1995 Death - David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician, dies at 97

1995 Death - Jerome Berger, lawyer/Film producer, dies at 64

1995 Death - Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer, dies at 67

1995 Death - Leo Kaplan, lawyer (ASCAP), dies at 89

1995 Death - Isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival pioneer, dies at 82

1994 Death - Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer, dies at 89

1994 Death - James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, lawyer, dies at 86

1994 Death - Louis Nizer, lawyer, dies at 92

1994 Death - Richard Du Cann, lawyer QC, dies at 65

1994 Death - Willem C L "Wim" van der Grinten, lawyer/KVP-politician, dies at 80

1994 Death - D Nauta, theologist/church historian/lawyer, dies at 96

1994 Death - Wladyslaw Sila Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki, dies at 80

1994 Death - Suzanne M Blum, French lawyer (Charlie Chaplin), dies at 95

1993 Death - Frederik JW "Fried" Lowensteyn, Dutch lawyer/writer, dies at 71

1993 Death - Jiri Hajek, Czechoslovakian lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 80

1993 Death - Guy Malary, Haitian lawyer/minister of Justice, murdered at 50

1993 Death - AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78

1993 Death - Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/procureur-general (Aruba), dies at 63

1993 Death - Manfred Lachs, Polish lawyer (International Court of Justice), dies

1992 Death - Orton Chirwa, Malawi's lawyer/Justice minister, dies in captivity

1992 Event - Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham

1992 Death - Thijs van Lier, lawyer/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies at 44

1990 Death - Joseph Robbie, lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73

1990 Death - Belcampo, Herman Schonfeld Wichers, Dutch lawyer/writer, dies at 87

1989 Death - Able J Herzberg, Russian/Netherlands lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies

1989 Death - John J. McCloy, American Lawyer

1987 Death - Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89

1987 Death - Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89

1986 Death - Roy Marcus Cohn, U.S. lawyer (Joseph McCarthy), dies

1985 Event - Anti-apartheid lawyer Bulelani Ngcuka marries in South Africa

1985 Death - B V A Roling, Dutch lawyer (WW II Tokyo trials), dies at 78

1982 Death - John Baboeram, Suriname lawyer, murdered

1982 Death - Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80

1982 Death - Archibald MacLeish, U.S., lawyer/writer (Conquistador), dies at 89

1982 Death - Fritz Eberhard, West German lawyer/resistor, dies at 85

1981 Death - FC Terborgh, Reijnier Flaes, lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79

1978 Death - Gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86

1978 Death - Gesina Van der Molen, Dutch WWII resistance fighter/lawyer, dies at 86

1977 Death - Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82

1976 Death - Jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84

1976 Death - Paul Robeson, athlete/lawyer/singer, dies in Philadelphia at 77

1975 Death - Ernst van Raalte, lawyer/minister-president, dies at 83

1974 Death - Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95

1973 Birthday - Lawyer Milloy, strong safety for the New England Patriots

1970 Death - George M. Humphrey, American Lawyer

1970 Death - George Humphrey, American Lawyer

1969 Death - Henri EJA de Page, Belgian lawyer, dies

1968 Death - Henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85

1968 Death - Francis Biddle, American Lawyer

1968 Birthday - Jean Charest, Canadian Lawyer

1968 Death - Frederik M baron van Asbeck, lawyer (League of Nations), dies at 78

1967 Birthday - Brad Carson, American Lawyer

1966 Birthday - Lawyer Tillman, NFL tight end, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers

1966 Death - Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94

1965 Death - Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Character), dies at 80

1962 Death - Josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Netherlands, dies at 80

1961 Death - Pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76

1960 Birthday - John F. Kennedy, Jr., New York City, son of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, magazine publisher, 'George' magazine

1959 Birthday - Eliot Spitzer, American Lawyer

1957 Birthday - Nick Hawkins, born in the United Kingdom, politician, Conservative Party, lawyer, Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath 1992 - 2005

1956 Birthday - Christopher Darden, American Lawyer

1956 Birthday - Lisa J. Allen, TV reporter and lawyer

1955 Death - Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59

1954 Birthday - Stephen Carter, American Lawyer

1954 Death - Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74

1952 Death - Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies

1951 Death - Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85

1950 Birthday - Asa Hutchinson, American Lawyer

1950 Birthday - Tim Russert, born in New York, American television journalist, author, lawyer, 'Meet the Press' moderator

1950 Birthday - Louis Freeh, American Lawyer

1949 Birthday - Pieter J Biesheuvel, lawyer/Dutch MP, CDA

1949 Birthday - Walter Sweeney, born in Ireland, born Walter Edward Sweeney, politician, lawyer, Conservative Party, Member of Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan

1947 Birthday - Hillary Clinton, born in Chicago, lawyer/1st lady, 1993-2001

1947 Death - Emil Hacha, lawyer/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 74

1946 Birthday - Ken Starr, American Lawyer

1946 Birthday - Kenneth Starr, American Lawyer

1946 Birthday - Richard L Brodsky, U.S. lawyer/NY State Assemblyman, D, 1983-

1946 Death - Harlan Stone, American Lawyer

1946 Birthday - Leon Wessels, South Africa lawyer/underminister of Law and Order

1945 Death - Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer/judge, dies on his 69th birthday

1945 Birthday - Mark J. Green, born in Brooklyn, New York, lawyer and author, Closed Enterprise System

1944 Birthday - James Carville, American Lawyer

1944 Death - Wendell L. Wilkie, American Lawyer

1944 Death - Robert Lejour, Belgian lawyer/resistance fighter, murdered

1944 Birthday - Said Musa, born in San Ignacio, Belize, lawyer, politician, People's United Party, Fifth Prime Minister of Belize

1944 Birthday - Sheila Larkin, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Deborah-Storefront Lawyer

1943 Birthday - Tarja Halonen, born in Kallio, Finland, politician, lawyer, Social Democratic Party, first female President of Finland

1943 Birthday - Wynand C Malan, South African lawyer/NP/DP-politician

1943 Death - Henri La Fontaine, Belgian Lawyer

1943 Birthday - E. J. Dommering, Dutch lawyer

1943 Birthday - Richard Ben-Veniste, American Lawyer

1941 Death - Justice Brandeis, American Lawyer

1941 Birthday - Alexander Cockburn, English Lawyer

1941 Death - Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49

1941 Birthday - David Boies, American Lawyer

1940 Death - William Edgar Borah, Senator-R-Idaho, 1907 - 1940, lawyer, died at the age of 74

1939 Birthday - Fred F. Fielding, American Lawyer

1939 Death - Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47

1938 Birthday - Lucien Bouchard, Canadian Lawyer

1938 Death - Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65

1938 Death - Clarence Darrow, American Lawyer

1938 Birthday - Ricardo Lagos, born in Santiago, Chile, politician, lawyer, Socialist Party, Party for Democracy, 33rd President of Chile, professor, Brown University

1937 Death - Henri [Lucien] Capitant, French lawyer, dies at 72

1937 Birthday - Eleanor Holmes Norton, born in Washington D.C., lawyer, Representative-D-District of Columbia

1937 Event - K Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-U.S. female lawyer

1935 Death - Ivans, Jacob van Schevichaven, lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68

1934 Death - Anthony J Block, lawyer (Dutch strafproces), dies at 66

1933 Death - Willem H Drucker, lawyer, dies at 45

1933 Birthday - F. Lee Bailey, American Lawyer

1932 Birthday - Richard E Lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California, astronaut

1932 Birthday - Arthur L Liman, New York City, trial lawyer, Oliver North

1932 Birthday - Yvonne Braitwaite Burke, lawyer, Rep

1932 Birthday - William Ruckelshaus, American Lawyer

1932 Death - Theodorus Heemskerk, lawyer and Dutch Secretary of State1866 - 1888, dies at 79

1932 Death - Jan de Louter, Dutch lawyer/tutor of Queen Wilhelmina, dies at 84

1932 Death - Samuel Rutherford, lawyer, politician, businessman, jurist, Mayor of Forsyth, Georgia, served in Georgia House of Representatives, elected to 69th U.S. Congress, served for four terms, dies of a heart attack in Washington, D.C.

1931 Birthday - Chuck Colson, American Lawyer

1929 Birthday - Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba

1929 Birthday - George Carman, English Lawyer

1929 Birthday - Amedee Turner, born in England, Amedee Edward Turner, politician, barrister, Conservative Party, Member of the European Parliament, patent lawyer

1929 Birthday - Richard Du Cann, lawyer QC

1929 Birthday - Gerry Spence, American Lawyer

1928 Birthday - Willem de Kwaadsteniet, lawyer/Dutch MP, CDA

1928 Death - Crystal Eastman, American Lawyer

1928 Birthday - Theodore C. Sorensen, American Lawyer

1928 Birthday - Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer

1928 Birthday - Walter F. Mondale, American Lawyer

1927 Birthday - Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor", for Senator Joseph McCarthy

1926 Birthday - Bowie Kuhn, born in Maryland, lawyer, sports administrator, fifth commissioner of Major League Baseball

1926 Death - Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies

1926 Birthday - Newton N. Minow, American Lawyer

1926 Birthday - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/Soth African activist

1925 Death - Louis Dosfel, Flemish lawyer/literary (Assault!), dies at 44

1925 Death - Daniel Josephus Jitta, lawyer/Dutch state advisor, dies at 71

1925 Birthday - Warren M. Christopher, American diplomat and lawyer

1925 Death - William Jennings Bryan, lawyer (Scopes-monkey trial), dies at 65

1925 Birthday - Samuel Dash, American Lawyer

1924 Death - Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75

1923 Birthday - Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant

1922 Birthday - Burke Marshall, American Lawyer

1922 Birthday - Frederik JW "Fried" Lowensteyn, Stephan Styrmarck, lawyer

1921 Birthday - Gerald S O'Loughlin, New York City, actor, Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels

1921 Birthday - Hein J Roethof, lawyer/Dutch MP, PvdA

1921 Birthday - Peter Benenson, British Lawyer

1920 Death - Isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86

1920 Birthday - Edward Bennett Williams, lawyer/team owner, Redskins, Baltimore Orioles

1918 Birthday - Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry

1917 Birthday - Lloyd Cutler, American Lawyer

1917 Birthday - Lloyd Norton Cutler, American Lawyer

1917 Birthday - Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence, New York, lawyer/novelist, Watchfires

1917 Death - Belva Lockwood, American Lawyer

1917 Birthday - Joseph Stone, lawyer

1917 Death - Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Netherlands), dies at 82

1916 Birthday - Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician

1916 Birthday - Isaac [Ietje] A Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer/minister of Education

1915 Birthday - A J A Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer

1914 Death - Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87

1914 Birthday - Henry Wade, American Lawyer

1914 Birthday - Robert J. Morris, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, lawyer, served New York State Assembly committee investigating Communist activities, credited for efforts attributed to Senator Joseph McCarthy

1914 Death - Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin), dies

1914 Birthday - French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer

1913 Birthday - George Smathers, born in New Jersey, American lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from Florida

1913 Birthday - Willem C L "Wim" van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer/undersec of Economy

1913 Death - Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies

1913 Birthday - Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer, Solidarity

1912 Birthday - Isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival Pioneer

1912 Birthday - Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director, Max-Planck-institute

1912 Birthday - Lucius E Burch, Jr., U.S. lawyer/civil rights leader

1911 Death - John Bigelow, American Lawyer

1911 Birthday - Wilhelm F de Gaay Fortman, Dutch lawyer/foreign minister

1909 Birthday - George Ball, Iowa, lawyer/undersecretary of state

1909 Death - Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies

1909 Birthday - Shirin Ebadi, Lawyer

1909 Birthday - Laurence Tribe, American Lawyer

1909 Death - George Thorndike Angell, lawyer (ASPCA), dies at 85

1909 Birthday - John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian

1908 Birthday - James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, lawyer

1908 Birthday - David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer and politician

1907 Birthday - Andrew Brewin, Canada, lawyer/cofound New Democratic Party

1907 Birthday - Melvin Mouron Belli, Sonora California, lawyer, SF's "King of Torts"

1907 Birthday - Melvin Belli, American Lawyer

1907 Death - Hector H Malot, French lawyer/author (Alone in the World), dies at 77

1907 Birthday - Alfonse Vranckx, Belgian lawyer/politician

1906 Birthday - BVA Roling, Dutch lawyer

1906 Birthday - Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat

1905 Birthday - Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer

1905 Birthday - Laurence Dowdall, lawyer

1902 Birthday - Louis Nizer, lawyer, defended blacklisted stars in '50s, Catspaw

1902 Birthday - Hartley William Shawcross, British Lawyer

1902 Death - Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian lawyer/Interior minister, dies at 66

1901 Birthday - Christmas Humphreys, England, lawyer/writer/Buddhist, Awakening of Zen

1900 Birthday - Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer

1899 Death - Robert Green Ingersoll, American Lawyer

1898 Birthday - Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR

1898 Birthday - Joseph Hazen, lawyer

1898 Birthday - Ross R Barnett, lawyer, Gov-D-Miss

1897 Death - Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74

1897 Birthday - Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge

1897 Birthday - Rene Victor, Flemish lawyer/knight, Rechtskundig Weekblad

1896 Birthday - Fritz Eberhard, Hellmut Rauschenplat, W-German lawyer/resistor, Law

1896 Birthday - Charles Butterworth, U.S., lawyer/actor, Mad Genius

1895 Death - Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist, dies at 68

1895 Birthday - Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/member High Court

1895 Birthday - John Jay McCloy, lawyer/banker, Secretary of War 1941 - 1945, President Chase Man

1895 Birthday - John J. McCloy, American Lawyer

1894 Birthday - Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer

1894 Birthday - Rudolph P. Cleveringa, Dutch anti-nazi lawyer

1894 Birthday - Oswaldo Aranha, Brazil, lawyer/statesman, 1st President of UN

1893 Death - Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer, dies at 65

1892 Birthday - Ernst van Raalte, lawyer, Seen, heard... wrote

1892 Death - Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/Minister of Justice, dies at 80

1892 Birthday - Jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist

1892 Birthday - Wendell L. Wilkie, American Lawyer

1892 Birthday - Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, Indonesian adat justice

1891 Birthday - Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, wreck laws

1891 Death - Albert Pike, American Lawyer

1890 Event - Alexander Clark, journalist/lawyer, named minister to Liberia

1890 Birthday - George M. Humphrey, American Lawyer

1890 Birthday - George Humphrey, American Lawyer

1889 Death - Willem M d'Ablaing, lawyer, dies at 37

1889 Birthday - Frederik M baron of Asbeck, Dutch lawyer, League of Nations

1888 Death - William Alexander Henry, Canadian Lawyer

1887 Birthday - Willem H Drucker, Dutch lawyer

1886 Birthday - Lambertus J van Apeldoorn, lawyer, martial law

1886 Birthday - Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam, 1945-52

1886 Birthday - Baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer

1886 Birthday - Francis Biddle, American Lawyer

1885 Birthday - Pieter S Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer/premier in London, 1940-45.

1884 Birthday - Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer, Bint

1884 Birthday - Adrian S Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer/adviser, British Petroleum/Shell

1884 Death - Paul Charles Morphy, U.S. lawyer/chess wizard, dies at 47

1883 Birthday - Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/Foreign Minister/UN-ambassador

1883 Death - Montgomery Blair, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford), dies at 70

1883 Birthday - Henricus WJM Keuls, Dutch lawyer/poet, Dancing Lamp

1882 Birthday - Josephus RH van Schaik, Dutch lawyer/vice-premier

1881 Birthday - Crystal Eastman, American Lawyer

1881 Birthday - Louis Dosfel, Flemish lawyer/writer, Assault!

1880 Death - George W. Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies

1880 Birthday - Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer, Short Cause

1879 Birthday - Hugo W. C. Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer

1879 Birthday - H de Bie, Dutch lawyer, children's law

1879 Birthday - Pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer

1879 Event - 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)

1878 Birthday - Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice

1875 Death - Francis Preston Blair, Jr., famed St. Louis lawyer, dies at 54

1873 Birthday - Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher

1872 Birthday - Harlan Stone, American Lawyer

1872 Birthday - Emil Hacha, lawyer/president, Czechoslovakia

1872 Event - Charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Harvard University

1872 Birthday - Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician, ARP

1872 Birthday - Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister

1871 Birthday - James Weldon Johnson, lawyer, 1st black admitted to Florida Bar

1870 Death - Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, American Lawyer

1870 Birthday - Samuel Rutherford, born in Culloden, Georgia, lawyer, politician, businessman, jurist, Mayor of Forsyth, Georgia, served in Georgia House of Representatives, elected to 69th U.S. Congress, served for four terms

1869 Death - Edwin M. Stanton, American Lawyer

1868 Birthday - Henry W. Methorst, lawyer/director, Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics

1868 Birthday - Anthony J Block, Dutch lawyer, strafproces

1866 Birthday - Ivans, Jacob van Schevichaven, Dutch lawyer/detective writer

1866 Birthday - Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian

1865 Death - Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer/statesman, dies at 69

1865 Death - William Duane, American Lawyer

1865 Birthday - Henri [Lucien] Capitant, French lawyer, Loi Falcidie

1865 Birthday - William Edgar Borah, born in Fairfield, Illinois, Senator-R-Idaho, 1907 - 1940, lawyer

1865 Event - J. S. Rock, 1st black lawyer to practice in Supreme Court, admitted to bar

1864 Death - David Bell Birney, U.S. lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39

1864 Birthday - Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer, Roman law

1864 Death - James Clay Rice, lawyer/Union Brigadier-General, dies in battle at 34

1863 Death - Justinus van de Brugghen, lawyer/minister of Justice, dies

1862 Death - James Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate Brigadier-General, dies in battle at 29

1862 Death - Thornton F Brodhead, U.S. lawyer/politician/Brigadier-General, dies at 40

1862 Death - William Harvey Lamb Wallace, U.S. lawyer/Brigadier-General, dies at 40

1862 Death - William Pennington, American Lawyer

1861 Death - Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82

1859 Death - Cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71

1859 Death - Richard Rush, American Lawyer

1859 Birthday - Willem J. Leyds, Dutch/South Africa lawyer/politician/diplomat

1857 Birthday - Conrad T van Deventer, lawyer/2nd-Member of parliament

1857 Birthday - French [M J Francois] Erens, lawyer/literary, Pursue Years

1856 Birthday - Justice Brandeis, American Lawyer

1854 Birthday - Jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician

1854 Birthday - Daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer

1854 Birthday - Henri-Marie Lafontaine, born in Belgium, international lawyer, Nobel 1913

1854 Birthday - Henri La Fontaine, Belgian Lawyer

1854 Birthday - Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader, Irish Unionist Party

1852 Death - Daniel Webster, lawyer/speaker/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 70

1851 Birthday - Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer

1849 Birthday - Jacques Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer

1848 Death - Jozef B "Olim" Cannaert, Flemish lawyer, dies

1848 Birthday - Adhemar Esmein, French lawyer

1847 Birthday - Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina

1845 Death - Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer, dies at 76

1845 Event - 1st black lawyer (Macon B. Allen) admitted to bar

1844 Death - Nicholas Biddle, U.S. lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85

1843 Birthday - Louis Renault, French lawyer

1838 Birthday - Paul Laband, German lawyer

1837 Death - Henri Klimrath, French lawyer (Etude sur lesson costumes), dies at 30

1836 Birthday - Edmond Picard, French/Belgian lawyer/writer, La forge Roussel

1834 Death - Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54

1834 Birthday - Francis Channing Barlow, U.S. lawyer/General-Major/co-founder, ABA

1834 Birthday - Isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist

1834 Birthday - Hendry P G Quack, lawyer/economist/secr Dutch Bank

1834 Birthday - Charles-Albert Gobat, born in Switzerland, politician, lawyer, and author, Nobel 1902

1833 Birthday - John Singleton Mosby, lawyer/Col Confederate Army

1832 Birthday - Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer, Aylwin

1831 Death - Christian G Korner, German lawyer, dies at 74

1830 Birthday - Belva Lockwood, American Lawyer

1828 Death - Jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60

1828 Birthday - Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer

1827 Birthday - Constantine P Pobedonostsev, Russian reactionary lawyer/senator

1827 Death - Harman W. Muntinghe, lawyer/colonial director, dies at 54

1827 Birthday - William GGVV Harcourt, English lawyer/Minister of Finance

1827 Birthday - Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer

1826 Birthday - Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist

1826 Death - Thomas Wilson, born in Staunton, Virginia, politician, lawyer, U.S. Representative from Virginia, served as member of Virginia Senate and Virginia House of Delegates, elected to the Twelfth Congress, as a Federalist, dies

1824 Death - Joan M Kemper, lawyer (layed-out Civil Code), dies

1824 Birthday - Rudolf von Benningsen, German lawyer/politician

1823 Birthday - Joseph E Labbe, French lawyer

1823 Birthday - George Thorndike Angell, Massachusetts, lawyer, ASPCA

1822 Birthday - Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council, 1885-97

1820 Death - Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81

1819 Death - George Leonard, American Lawyer

1818 Death - Pieter PJQ Ondaatje, Ceylon/Dutch lawyer, dies at 59

1817 Birthday - John Bigelow, American Lawyer

1817 Death - Juan Melendez Valdes, Spanish lawyer/poet, dies at 63

1817 Birthday - Leroy Pope Walker, U.S. lawyer/Confederate minister of War, 1861

1816 Birthday - William Alexander Henry, Canadian Lawyer

1816 Death - Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77

1815 Birthday - Richard Henry Dana, novelist/lawyer spent 2 years before mast

1814 Birthday - Edwin M. Stanton, American Lawyer

1813 Death - Edmund Randolph, American Lawyer

1813 Birthday - Montgomery Blair, Franklin County, Kentucky, lawyer, Dred Scot V Sandford

1812 Birthday - Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/Minister of Justice

1809 Birthday - George W. Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician

1807 Birthday - Henri Klimrath, French lawyer, Memoire sur lesson Olim

1805 Birthday - Angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer

1805 Birthday - David Dudley Field, lawyer/law codifier

1804 Birthday - Justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice, 1856-58

1804 Birthday - Jean C F Demolombe, prince de l'exegese, French lawyer

1803 Death - Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/lawyer/literary, dies at 79

1800 Death - William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68

1799 Birthday - Rufus Choate, U.S., lawyer, Hall of Fame

1798 Death - James Wilson, Scottish lawyer, U.S. judge, signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies at 55

1798 Birthday - Isaac da Costa, Dutch writer/lawyer

1796 Birthday - Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer/statesman

1796 Birthday - William Pennington, American Lawyer

1796 Birthday - Isaac M "Isaac A" Cremieux, French lawyer/minister of Justice

1796 Death - Pieter Paulus, lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41

1793 Birthday - Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer/Minister of Internal Affairs, 1848-49

1791 Death - Francis Hopkinson, U.S. writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53

1790 Birthday - Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, American Lawyer

1783 Death - James Otis, American lawyer, dies

1782 Birthday - Daniel Webster, Salisbury, New Hampshire, orator, politician, and lawyer

1780 Birthday - Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, Esprit, origin et progres

1780 Birthday - Richard Rush, American Lawyer

1780 Birthday - William Duane, American Lawyer

1780 Death - William Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56

1779 Birthday - Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer

1777 Birthday - Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian

1776 Birthday - Joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer, designed civil code law book

1773 Birthday - Harman W. Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director

1772 Death - Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52

1772 Death - Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73

1771 Death - John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76

1769 Birthday - Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer

1768 Birthday - Jozef B. Cannaert, Flemish lawyer

1768 Birthday - Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop and Boeicop, lawyer/politician

1767 Birthday - Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance

1767 Birthday - Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet, Jaromir

1765 Birthday - Thomas Wilson, born in Staunton, Virginia, politician, lawyer, U.S. Representative from Virginia, served as member of Virginia Senate and Virginia House of Delegates, elected to the Twelfth Congress, as a Federalist

1756 Birthday - Christian G Korner, German lawyer/father of Karl

1756 Birthday - Joannes van der Linden, lawyer/judge, Ware Pleiter

1755 Death - Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer, dies

1755 Birthday - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer, Fisiologia del Gusto

1754 Death - Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47

1754 Birthday - Pieter Paulus, Dutch lawyer/CEO, National Convention

1754 Birthday - Juan Melendez Valdes, Spanish lawyer/poet

1754 Death - Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69

1753 Birthday - Jean J R de Cambacere, French lawyer/minister of justice

1753 Birthday - Edmund Randolph, American Lawyer

1748 Death - Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55

1746 Death - Francois Fagel, lawyer/statesman, dies at 86

1743 Death - Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch lawyer (Roman law), dies at 69

1742 Birthday - James Wilson, Scottish lawyer, U.S. judge, signer of the Declaration of Independence

1740 Birthday - Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found American Biblical Society

1739 Birthday - Henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer, Laudatio Hugonis Grotii

1738 Birthday - Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer, Theses Selectae

1737 Birthday - Francis Hopkinson, U.S., writer/lawyer, design Stars and Stripes

1735 Birthday - Cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer

1735 Death - Dirk T van Cloon, Dutch lawyer/Governor-General of E Indies, dies at about 46

1734 Death - Antonius Schultingh, Schultingius, Dutch lawyer, dies at 74

1731 Birthday - William Cowper, English lawyer/poet, John Gilpin,

1729 Birthday - George Leonard, American Lawyer

1728 Birthday - Franciscus L Kersteman, Dutch lawyer/astrologist

1726 Birthday - Abraham Clark, farmer/lawyer, signed Declaration of Independence

1725 Death - Gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77

1719 Birthday - Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist

1719 Death - Karl H Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer, dies at 52

1718 Event - James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun

1710 Death - Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74

1707 Birthday - Carlo Goldoni, Italy, lawyer/playwright, Belisario, Love of 3 Oranges

1702 Birthday - Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer

1699 Birthday - Robert J Pothier, French lawyer

1695 Birthday - John E Loovens, lawyer

1694 Death - Ulrik Huber, Frisian lawyer/law historian/polemist, dies at 58

1694 Death - Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62

1694 Death - Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82

1688 Death - Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Netherlands grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54

1684 Death - Pierre Corneille, French lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42

1684 Death - John Uytenhage van Lacks, lawyer/author, drowned at 48

1682 Death - Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55

1679 Birthday - Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer

1674 Death - Charles de Mean, Belgian lawyer (Observations), dies at 69

1673 Birthday - Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council

1669 Death - Pieter Cuypers, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at 48

1668 Death - Antoon Anselmo, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79

1667 Birthday - Karl H Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer/Luthers pietist

1667 Death - Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48

1666 Death - Benedictus Carpzovius, Benedikt Carpzov, German lawyer, dies

1665 Birthday - Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician

1665 Death - Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician (principle of F), dies at 63

1660 Death - Peter Scriverius, lawyer/historian, dies at 44

1660 Death - Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84

1659 Birthday - Francois Fagel, Dutch lawyer/statesman

1659 Birthday - Antonius Schultingh, Schultingius, Dutch lawyer

1659 Birthday - Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator, Easter Island

1656 Death - Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies

1655 Death - Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer, dies at 81

1651 Death - Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies

1649 Death - Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered

1647 Birthday - Johannes Voet, Dutch lawyer

1647 Birthday - Gerard Noodt, Dutch lawyer

1645 Event - Michael Cardozo becomes 1st Jewish lawyer in Brazil

1638 Death - Johannes Althusius, Althaut, German lawyer, dies at about 81

1635 Birthday - Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian

1634 Birthday - Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland, 1672-88

1629 Death - Arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74

1628 Birthday - Charles Perrault, France, lawyer/writer, Mother Goose

1627 Death - Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73

1626 Birthday - Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian, Roman-Holland regt

1625 Death - Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension executive of Lead, dies at 64

1620 Birthday - Pieter Cuypers, S Netherlands lawyer

1619 Death - Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies

1612 Birthday - Antoine Arnauld, Grand Arnauld, French lawyer/theologist

1610 Birthday - Alexander VIII, Pietro Ottoboni, Italy, lawyer/Pope, 1689 - 1691

1608 Death - Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies

1608 Death - Hendrik van Kinschot, Henricus Kinschotus, lawyer, dies at 66

1607 Death - Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48

1606 Death - Carolus Gallus, Karel de Haan, Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85

1598 Death - Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78

1595 Birthday - Benedictus Carpzovius, Benedikt Carpzov, German lawyer

1590 Death - Cujacius, Jacques Cujas, French lawyer, dies at about 68

1590 Death - Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65

1586 Birthday - Jan III van Foreest, lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn

1581 Death - Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies

1579 Birthday - Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist

1578 Birthday - Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople, 1611-39

1577 Death - Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies

1576 Death - Joachim Hopperus, Hoppers, Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53

1576 Birthday - Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian

1574 Birthday - Claudio Achillini, Italian lawyer/poet

1573 Birthday - Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer

1561 Birthday - Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden

1558 Birthday - Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian

1554 Birthday - Everhardus van Bronchorst, Dutch lawyer

1551 Birthday - Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Netherlands lawyer/historian/theologist

1550 Birthday - Carolus Gallus, Karel de Haan, Dutch lawyer, pastor, and vicar

1546 Death - Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies

1541 Birthday - Hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer

1524 Birthday - Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, Anti-Tribonien

1523 Birthday - Joachim Hopperus, Hoppers, Frisian lawyer/politician

1520 Birthday - Franciscus Balduinus, Francois Baudouin, lawyer

1507 Birthday - Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, Praxis rerum criminalium

1501 Death - Jean Carondelet, lawyer/chancellor of Burgundy (1480-96), dies at 72

1499 Birthday - Pius IV, Gianangelo de' Medici, Italian lawyer/pope, 1559-65

1492 Birthday - Andreas Alciatus, Giovanni Andrea-Alciato, Italian lawyer

1478 Birthday - Thomas More, lawyer/lord chancellor of England/saint, Utopia

1458 Death - Mapheus Vegius, Maffeo Vegio, Italian lawyer/humanist/poet, dies

1382 Death - Philip of Lead, lawyer of Utrecht, dies

1303 Death - Boniface VIII, Benedetto Gaetani, lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies













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