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Nash, Stephen Gordon, 1822-1894



  • Existence: 1822 - 1894

Stephen Gordon Nash was born on April 4, in New Hampton, New Hampshire. He graduated form Dartmouth College in 1842. While at Dartmouth he founded Kappa Kappa Kappa fraternity with a classmate. After graduation he taught at New Hampton and Noyes Academy in Franklin, NH while studying law with George Nesmith. Nash was admitted to the bar in Massachusetts in 1846. In 1855, he was appointed a justice of the Suffolk County Superior Court. He retired from the court in 1859, and returned to private practice. He spent the following year traveling in Europe. In 1872, Nash moved to Lynfield Center where he died on May 1, 1894.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Stephen G. Nash papers

Identifier: MS-1291
Overview Stephen G. Nash (1822-1894), lawyer and justice of the Suffolk County Superior Court. Dartmouth College Class of 1842. The collection contains a notebook, scrapbook and diaries.