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Sawyer, Alfred Patten, 1856-1936

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1856 - 1936

Alfred Patten Sawyer was born on August 20, 1856, in Lowell, Massachusetts. After attending Kimball Union Academy he came to Dartmouth in 1874, and graduated in 1878. After graduation he began studying law and opened an office in Lowell in 1881. He followed his chosen profession for the next forty-five years, mainly as a an attorney and trustee of estates. In 1904, he was appointed by the Massachusetts Supreme Court to represent the Commonwealth at the Universal Congress of Lawyers and Jurists at St. Louis in connection with the Louisiana Exposition. He was also president of the Lowell Historical Society. Sawyer died on May 31, 1936 at the age of eighty.

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Alfred Sawyer papers

MS-704
 Collection
Identifier: MS-704
Overview Alfred P. Sawyer (1856-1936), lawyer. Dartmouth College Class of 1878. The collection consists of correspondence with his parents while a student at Dartmouth College as well as official college correspondence, grade reports, essays and notebooks.