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1. 1878-79-*JAMES O. BROADHEAD1.....St. Louis, Missouri.

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1879-80-*BENJAMIN H. BRISTOW. 1880-81-*EDWARD J. PHELPS.. 1881-82-*CLARKSON N. POTTER 2. 5. 1882-83-* ALEXANDER R. LAWTON. 1883-84-*CORTLANDT PARKER

.New York, New York.
.Burlington, Vermont.
.New York, New York.
. Savannah, Georgia.
..Newark, New Jersey.
..Covington, Kentucky.

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1884-85-*JOHN W. STEVENSON. 1885-86-*WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER.... 1886-87-*THOMAS J. SEMMES. 1887-88-*George G. WRIGHT. 11. 1888-89-*DAVID DUDLEY FIELD. 1889-90-*HENRY HITCHCOCK 1890-91-SIMEON E. BALDWIN. 1891-92-JOHN F. DILLON..

New York, New York. .New Orleans, Louisiana. .Des Moines, Iowa. ...New York, New York. St. Louis, Missouri. ...New Haven, Connecticut. ..New York, New York.

LIST OF PRESIDENTS

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15. 1892-93-*JOHN RANDOLPH TUCKER...Lexington, Virginia. 16.

1893-94-*THOMAS M. COOLEY. 17. 1894-95-*JAMES C. CARTER.. 1895-96-MOORFIELD STOREY

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19. 1896-97-*JAMES M. WOOLWORTH. 20. 1897-98-*WILLIAM WIRT HOWE.

21. 1898-99-JOSEPH H. CHOATE*.

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24. 1901-1902-U. M. Rose...

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* Deceased.

Ann Arbor, Michigan.
..New York, New York.
.Boston, Massachusetts.
..Omaha, Nebraska.

New Orleans, Louisiana. ...New York, New York.

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1899-1900-CHARLES F. MANDERSON...Omaha, Nebraska.

1900-1901-EDMUND WETMORE

1902-1903-FRANCIS RAWLE

26. 1903-1904-JAMES HAGERMAN

27. 1904-1905-HENRY ST. GEO. TUCKER.. Lexington, Virginia.

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1905-1906-GEORGE R. PECK..

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1906-1907-ALTON B. PARKER.

...New York, New York.
...Little Rock, Arkansas.
.Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
.St. Louis, Missouri.

...Chicago, Illinois.

..New York, New York.

1907-1908-J. M. DICKINSON.. ...Chicago, Illinois.
1908-1909-FREDERICK W. LEHMANN... St. Louis, Missouri.
1909-1910-CHARLES F. LIBBY....

Portland, Maine.

1 At the Conference for organizing the Association in 1878, John H. B. Latrobe, of Maryland, was elected Temporary Chairman, and when the organization was completed, Benjamin H. Bristow, of Kentucky, was elected President of the Conference.

In consequence of the death of Clarkson N. Potter, Francis Kernan, of New York, presided and prepared and delivered the President's Address in 1882.

In consequence of the illness of Thomas M. Cooley, Samuel F. Hunt, of Ohio, presided and read the President's Address prepared by Judge Cooley in 1894.

In consequence of the absence of Joseph H. Choate, as Ambassador to Great Britain, Charles F. Manderson, of Nebraska, presided and prepared and delivered the President's Address in 1899.

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1878-93-*EDWARD OTIS HINKLEY.... Baltimore, Maryland.
1893-1909-JOHN HINKLEY 2.

Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore, Maryland.
ALBERT C. RITCHIE, AS. Sec. Baltimore, Maryland.

GEORGE WHITELOCK

1909

LIST OF TREASURERS.

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1878-1902-FRANCIS RAWLE... Philadelphia, Penna. 2. 1902- FREDERICK E. WADHAMS...Albany, New York.

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LIST OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

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1. 1878-87-*LUKE P. POLAND..

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1878-88-SIMEON E. BALDWIN
1878-80-*WILLIAM A. FISHER.

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Baltimore, Maryland. 4. 1880-85-*WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER. New York, New York. 1885-90-*CHARLES C. BONNEY'. ......Chicago, Illinois.

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1887-96-*GEORGE A. MERCER.

Savannah, Georgia.

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7. 1888-90-*JOHN RANDOLPH TUCKER...Lexington, Virginia. 1890-91-*WILLIAM P. WELLS...... Detroit, Michigan. Boston, Massachusetts. .Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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1890-99-ALFRED HEMENWAY
1891-95-*BRADLEY G. SCHLEY..

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11. 1895-99-CHARLES CLAFLIN ALLEN.... St. Louis, Missouri.

.New Orleans, Louisiana.

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1896-97-*WILLIAM WIRT HOWE.
1897-1900-CHARLES NOBLE GREGORY..Madison, Wisconsin.

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1899-1900-EDMUND WETMORE
1899-1901-U. M. ROSE..

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1899-1902-WILLIAM A. KETCHAM.. 17. 1899-1902-HENRY ST. GEORGE TUCKER. 1900-1903-RODNEY A. MERCUR.. 1900-1903-CHARLES F. LIBBY. 1901-1903-JAMES HAGERMAN

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21. 1902-1905-P. W. MELDRIM..
1902-1905-PLATT ROGERS
1903-1906-M. F. DICKINSON.
1903-1906-THEODORE S. GARNETT....

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1903-1906-WILLIAM P. BREEN.
1905-1908-CHARLES MONROE

.St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

New Haven, Connecticut.

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New York, New York.
Little Rock, Arkansas.
. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Lexington, Virginia.
.Towanda, Pennsylvania.
Portland, Maine.

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Savannah, Georgia.
.Denver, Colorado.
. Boston, Massachusetts.
.Norfolk, Virginia.
Fort Wayne, Indiana.
.Los Angeles, California.
Omaha, Nebraska.
. Portland, Maine.
.Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Minneapolis, Minnesota.
New Orleans, Louisiana.
CHARLES HENRY BUTLER... New York, New York.
JOHN HINKLEY
Baltimore, Maryland.
RALPH W. BRECKENRIDGE.. Omaha, Nebraska.
LYNN HELM
Los Angeles, California.

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WILLIAM O. HART..

1905-1908-RALPH W. BRECKENRIDGE..
1906-1909-CHARLES F. LIBBY...

1906-1909-WALTER GEORGE SMITH.
1906-1909-ROME G. BROWN..

* Deceased.

1 In 1878, Francis Rawle, of Pennsylvania, and Isaac Grant Thompson, of New York, acted as temporary Secretaries and as Secretaries of the Conference.

In 1880, Edward Otis Hinkley being absent, Walter George Smith, of Pennsylvania, acted as Secretary pro tempore.

* In 1898, John Hinkley being absent, George P. Wanty, of Michigan, acted as Secretary pro tempore.

In 1888, at the first meeting of the Executive Committee after the adjournment of the Association, Simeon E. Baldwin resigned, and Charles C. Bonney was chosen to fill the vacancy under By-Law X.

LIST OF PLACES OF MEETING AND ATTENDANCE.

Meeting. Year.

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Saratoga Springs, N. Y...... 75
.1879. .Aug. 20, 21.
Saratoga Springs, N. Y... (no record)
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.Aug. 18, 19, 20.. Saratoga Springs, N. Y......
.1881....Aug. 17, 18, 19...... Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
.1882.....
.Aug. 8, 9, 10, 11. . Saratoga Springs, N. Y...
...1883....Aug. 22, 23, 24.. Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
.1884....Aug. 20, 21, 22...... .Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
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.Aug. 19, 20, 21......
..1886....Aug. 18, 19, 20..
.1887....Aug. 17, 18, 19..
.1888....
.Aug. 15, 16, 17......

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.Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
..Saratoga Springs, N. Y...... 137
..Saratoga Springs, N. Y. 149
..Saratoga Springs, N. Y...... 121

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.Aug. 28, 29, 30......Chicago, Ill.

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132

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.1890....Aug. 20, 21,

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.1892....Aug. 24, 25, 26......Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
.Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1. Milwaukee, Wis.

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.1894....Aug. 22, 23, 24......Saratoga Springs, N. Y...... 140 18. ....1895....Aug. 27, 28, 29, 30..Detroit, Mich.

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...1896....Aug. 19, 20, 21......
..Saratoga Springs, N. Y...... 276
...1897....Aug. 25, 26, 27......Cleveland, Ohio

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..Saratoga Springs, N. Y.

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.1899....Aug. 28, 29, 30......Buffalo, N. Y....

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..1900....Aug. 29, 30, 31..

.Saratoga Springs, N. Y...... 230
..Denver, Colo.

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.1901....Aug. 21, 22, 23..
.1902.....
.Aug. 27, 28, 29..

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.Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
.Hot Springs, Va.

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.1903....Aug. 26, 27, 28.. .1904....Sept. 26, 27, 28.. .....St. Louis, Mo...... ...1905....Aug. 23, 24, 25.. .Narragansett Pier, R. I...... 277 ...1906....Aug. 29, 30, 31.. ....St. Paul, Minn.... 30. ..1907..... .Aug. 26, 27, 28......Portland, Maine. 31.

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CONSTITUTION

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NAME AND OBJECT. ARTICLE 1.—This Association shall be known as AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION.Its object shall be to advance the science of jurisprudence, promote the administration of justice and uniformity of legislation throughout the union, uphold the honor of the profession of the law and encourage cordial intercourse among the members of the American Bar.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP. ARTICLE II.-Any person shall be eligible to membership in this Association who shall be, and shall, for five years next preceding, have been a member in good standing of the Bar of any state, and who shall also be nominated as hereinafter provided.

OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES. ARTICLE III.—The following officers shall be elected at each Annual Meeting for the year ensuing: A President (the same person shall not be elected President two years in succession); one Vice-President from each state; a Secretary; a Treasurer; a Council, consisting of one member from each state (the Council shall be a standing committee on nominations for office); an Executive Committee, which shall consist of the President, the last ex-President, the Secretary and the Treasurer, all of whom shall be ex-officio members, together with five other members, to be chosen by the Association, but no member shall be eligible to such choice more than three years in succession; and the President, and in his absence the ex-President, shall be the chairman of the committee. There shall be an Assistant Secretary, who shall be elected by the Executive Committee, and shall hold office at their pleasure.

1 Amended August 19, 1898, and August 30, 1899. · Amended August 25, 1909.

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The following committees shall be annually appointed by the President for the year ensuing, and shall consist of five members each :

On Jurisprudence and Law Reform;
On Judicial Administration and Remedial Procedure;
On Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar;
On Commercial Law;
On International Law;
On Publications;
On Grievances;
On Law Reporting and Digesting;'
On Patent, Trade Mark and Copyright Law;'
On Insurance Law;:
On Taxation; and a committee

On Uniform State Laws, to consist of one member from each state."

A majority of those members of any committee, including the Council, who may be present at any meeting of the Association, shall constitute a quorum of such committee for the purpose of such meeting.

The Vice-President for each statė, and not less than two other members from such state, to be annually elected, shall constitute a Local Council for such state, to which shall be referred all applications for membership from such state. The Vice-President shall be, ex-officio, Chairman of such Council.

A committee of three, of whom the Secretary shall always be one, shall be appointed by the President at each Annual Meeting of the Association, whose duty it shall be to report to the next mecting the names of all members who shall, in the interval, have died, with such notices of them as shall, in the discretion of the committee, be proper.

It shall be the duty of the Vice-President from each state and territory to report the deaths of members within the same to the said committee.

3 Amended August 29, 1895.
Amended August 30, 1899.
* Amended September 28, 1904.

& Amended August 31, 1906.
? Amended August 28, 1903.

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