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Caleb Stark, Jr.

November 24, 1804
February 1, 1864
Home Town:
Dumbarton, NH
Later Residences:
Cincinnati, OH
Concord, NH
Dunbarton, NH
Biographical Notes:
Caleb Stark, Jr. was the son of Caleb and Sarah (McKinstry) Stark. After he left Litchfield he moved to Cincinnatti, OH to practice law. He later returned home to New Hampshire and practiced law both in Concord and his hometown of Dunbarton. Stark was also the author of History of Dunbarton, New Hampshire and Memoirs of John Stark. He also had a short political career. Stark never married and died in Dunbarton, NH.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
He graduated from Harvard College in 1823 and was awarded a Masers Degree from Harvard in 1852.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Arts; Political Office
State Posts:
State Representative (NH)

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.
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 19.
Secondary Sources:
Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske. Appleton’s Cyclpedaedia of American Biography, Vol. 5. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1888.

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