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Elisha Mack

May 26, 1783
December 9, 1862
Home Town:
Medfield, MA
Later Residences:
Salem, MA
Catherine Orne Mack (unknown)
Harriet Clark Mack (November 28, 1820)
Biographical Notes:
Elisha Mack was the son of David and Mary (Talcott) Mack. In 1806, he began to practice law in Salem, MA.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Graduated from Williams College in 1804.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Political Office
State Posts:
State Representative (MA)
Local Posts:
Judge of the Police Court

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
Litchfield County Bar Association Records, 1805, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, Litchfield Historical Society

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany, and Company, 1849.

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