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Theodore North

March 2, 1780
April 21, 1842
Home Town:
Goshen, CT
Later Residences:
Goshen, CT
Elmira, NY
Clarinda Thompson North (December 14, 1813)
Biographical Notes:
Theodore North
Additional Notes:
In 1812, 1813, 1816, 1818, and 1820 Theodore North served on the Committee of Examination for the Litchfield County Court admissions to the bar.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Graduated from Williams College in 1806.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
1809 in Litchfield County Court
State Committees:
Member of the 1818 CT Constitutional Convention.

Related Objects and Documents
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, 1808, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany, and Company, 1849), 7.
Secondary Sources:
Hibbard, Augustin George. History of the Town of Goshen, Connecticut. Hartford: Press of Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1897.

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