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John Hiram Lathrop

Other Name:
Doctor John Hiram Lathrop
January 22, 1799
August 2, 1866
Home Town:
Sherburne, NY
Later Residences:
Columbia, MO
Frances Lothrop Lathrop (March 15, 1833)
Biographical Notes:
John Hiram Lathrop was born on January 22, 1799 in Sherburne, New York. He was the son of John and Prudence Hatch Lathrop. On March 15, 1833, he married Frances Lothrop and had five children.

Lathrop started his college career at Yale and attained his bachelor degree in 1819 and a Master's in 1822. During those years, he was a tutor and began studying law from 1822-1826. Lathrop was admitted to the bar in 1826.

After school, Lathrop became a principal for the Lyceum in Gardiner Main from 1827-28. From 1828 to 1834, he was a professor of mathematics and natural philosophy for Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. In addition, he was a Maynard professor of law, civil polity, and political economy. From 1835 to 1837 he taught political and historical jurisprudence.

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Other Education:
Yale- A.B., 1819 and A.M., 1822, 1822-1826- attended law school
1826-admitted to bar
Hamilton college- Doctor of Law, 1845

Profession / Service
Admitted To Bar:
Benevolent and Charitable Organizations:
President of African Colonization Society, Member and Secretary of the Board of Examiners for U.S. Military Academy in 1851.

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