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Edward Warren Andrews

July 1811
September 1895
Home Town:
Windham, CT
Later Residences:
Litchfield, CT
West Hartford, CT
New York, NY
Troy, NY
Mary Le Baron Andrews (October 9, 1834)
Biographical Notes:
Edward Warren Andrews was the son of Reverend William Andrews of Cornwall, Connecticut. Andrews attended Union College before heading to Litchfield, Connecticut in 1831 to study at the Litchfield Law School. After he was admitted to the bar in 1834, he remained in Litchfield, Connecticut to practice law as a partner of Truman Smith. He later studied theology and became a minister in West Hartford, Connecticut in 1837. Andrews later established a school in Cornwall, Connecticut, and in 1851 served as a state representative in the Connecticut House of Representatives. Edward never married, and died in September 1895 in Chicago, Illinois.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Attended Union College for two years, but did not graduate.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Religious Calling; Political Office; Educator
Admitted To Bar:
Connecticut in 1834
State Posts:
State Representative (CT) 1851

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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.
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]

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