George Joseph Tucker
Harriet Sill Tucker (August 5, 1845)
Tucker graduated at Williams College in 1822, attended the Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1825. He practiced law in Lenox, MA. From 1847 to 1876 he was the register of deeds and the county treasurer from 1847 until his death in 1878.
Register of Deeds (Berkshire County, MA) 1847
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.
Lectures on the common law by James Gould, taken by George S. Tucker at Litchfield Law School, Rare Book Collection, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale University.
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