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Jonathan Edwards Field

July 11, 1813
April 23, 1868
Home Town:
Haddam, CT
Later Residences:
Ann Arbor, MI
Stockbridge, MA
Huldah Hopkins Field (October 17, 1850)
Biographical Notes:
Jonathan Edwards Field was born July 11, 1813 to Rev. David Dudley Field, then the minister of the Congregational Church in Haddam, Connecticut. When Jonathan was six years old the family relocated to Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He graduated from Williams College in 1832 and studied law in the New York law office of his brother, David Dudley Field. In 1833 he moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan and was admitted to the bar the following year. He was elected clerk of the courts in Ann Arbor in 1836, and was one of the Secretaries of the Convention that framed the Michigan Constitutuion before its admission to the Union. After five years in Michigan he returned to Stockbridge, where he resided and practiced law for almost thirty years. On October 17, 1850 he married Huldah Hopkins Field, the sister-in-law ...

Other Education:
Graduated from Williams College in 1832.

Studied law with his brother, David Dudley Field, in New York City.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
Michigan, 1834
Training with Other Lawyers:
Studied law with his brother, David Dudley Field, in New York City.
State Posts:
Clerk to the Courts (Ann Arbor, MI) 1836
State Senator (MA) 1854, 1863-1865
State Committees:
Secretary to the Michigan state Constitutuional Convention

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