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LIST OF PRESIDENTS

1. 1878-79-JAMES O. BROADHEAD1 .St. Louis, Missouri.
2. 1879-80-*BENJAMIN H. BRISTOW..... New York, New York.
3. 1880-81-*EDWARD J. PHELPS.. .Burlington, Vermont.
4. 1881-82-*CLARKSON N. POTTER'. ..New York, New York.
1882-83-*ALEXANDER R. LAWTON. Savannah, Georgia.

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1883-84-*CORTLANDT PARKER Newark, New Jersey. 7. 1884-85-*JOHN W. STEVENSON.. .Covington, Kentucky. 8. 1885-86-*WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER. 9. 1886-87-*THOMAS J. SEMMES. 10. 1887-88-*GEORGE G. WRIGHT. 11. 1888-89-DAVID DUDLEY FIELD. 12. 1889-90-*HENRY HITCHCOCK 13. 1890-91-SIMEON E. BALDWIN. 14. 1891-92-JOHN F. DILLON.. 15. 1892-93-*JOHN RANDOLPH TUCKER...Lexington, Virginia.

.New Haven, Connecticut.
..New York, New York.

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

16. 1893-94-*THOMAS M. COOLEY'.
17. 1894-95-*JAMES C. CARTER.
18. 1895-96-MOORFIELD STOREY
19. 1896-97-*JAMES M. WOOLWORTH. .....Omaha, Nebraska.
20. 1897-98-*WILLIAM WIRT HOWE. .......New Orleans, Louisiana.
21. 1898-99-JOSEPH H. CHOATE'.... ... New York, New York.
22. 1899-1900-*CHARLES F. MANDERSON.. Omaha, Nebraska.

23. 1900-1901-EDMUND WETMORE

24. 1901-1902-*U. M. ROSE.

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

25. 1902-1903-FRANCIS RAWLE

26. 1903-1904-*JAMES HAGERMAN.

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

28. 1905-1906-GEORGE R. PECK....

...Chicago, Illinois.

29. 1906-1907-ALTON B. PARKER.

New York, New York.
.Nashville, Tennessee.

30. 1907-1908-J. M. DICKINSON.
31. 1908-1909-FREDERICK W. LEHMANN... St. Louis, Missouri.
32. 1909-1910-CHARLES F. LIBBY........ Portland, Maine.

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33. 1910-1911-EDGAR H. FARRAR.
34. 1911-1912-STEPHEN S. GREGORY
35. 1912-1913-FRANK B. KELLOGG.
36. 1913-1914-WILLIAM H. TAFT.

* Deceased.

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

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...New Orleans, Louisiana. .Chicago, Illinois.

St. Paul, Minnesota. ...New Haven, Connecticut.

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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 Ohlo, 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.

LIST OF SECRETARIES

1. 1878-93-*EDWARD OTIS HINKLEY1.... Baltimore, Maryland.

2. 1893-1909-JOHN HINKLEY'

Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore, Maryland.

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1913

GEORGE WHITELOCK

1909-1910-ALBERT C. RITCHIE,

1902

• Deceased.

LIST OF ASSISTANT SECRETARIES

W. THOMAS KEMP.
GAYLORD LEE CLARK3.

LIST OF TREASURERS

1878-1902-FRANCIS RAWLE....

Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore, Maryland. .. Baltimore, Maryland.

Philadelphia, Penna.
FREDERICK E. WADHAMS...Albany, New York.

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

In 1886, 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 1913, by virtue of amendment to Constitution, the Executive Committee elected two Assistant Secretaries.

LIST OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

1. 1878-87-*LUKE P. POLAND..
2. 1878-88-SIMEON E. BALDWIN
1878-80-*WILLIAM A. FISHER.
4. 1880-85-*WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER....New York, New York.

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Chicago, Illinois.

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1885-90-*CHARLES C. BONNEY1...
1887-96-*GEORGE A. MERCER.
7. 1888-90-JOHN RANDOLPH TUCKER...
1890-91-*WILLIAM P. WELLS.
1890-99-ALFRED HEMENWAY
1891-95-*BRADLEY G. SCHLEY.
11. 1895-99-CHARLES CLAFLIN ALLEN.
12. 1896-97-*WILLIAM WIRT HOWE....
1897-1900-CHARLES NOBLE GREGORY..Madison, Wisconsin.
1899-1900-EDMUND WETMORE

Savannah, Georgia.
Lexington, Virginia.
Detroit, Michigan.
Boston, Massachusetts.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
St. Louis, Missouri.
New Orleans, Louisiana.

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.New York, New York. ...Little Rock, Arkansas. Indianapolis, Indiana.

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1899-1901-*U. M. RoSE..

1899-1902-WILLIAM A. KETCHAM
1899-1902-HENRY ST. GEORGE TUCKER.Lexington, Virginia.
1900-1903-RODNEY A. MERCUB.
1900-1903-CHARLES F. LIBBY.
1901-1903-*JAMES HAGERMAN.
1902-1905-P. W. MELDRIM.
1902-1905-PLATT ROGERS

..St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
New Haven, Connecticut.
..Baltimore, Maryland.

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1903-1906-M. F. DICKINSON. 1903-1906-THEODORE S. GARNETT. 1903-1906-WILLIAM P. BREEN. 26. 1905-1908-CHARLES MONROE

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1905-1908-*RALPH W. BRECKENRIDGE. 1906-1909-CHARLES F. LIBBY.. 1906-1909-WALTER GEORGE SMITH. 30. 1906-1909-ROME G. BROWN... 31. 1908-1911-WILLIAM O. HART 32. 1908-1911-CHARLES HENRY BUTLER...

33. 1909-1912-JOHN HINKLEY

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1909-1912-*RALPH W. BRECKENRIDGE.
1909-1912-LYNN HELM

HOLLIS R. BAILEY.
ALDIS B. BROWNE.
WILLIAM H. BURGES
JOHN H. VOORHEES
WILLIAM H. STAAKE.
ALBERT W. BIGGS 2.
WILLIAM C. NIBLACK'.

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 York, New York.
New Orleans, Louisiana.
· Baltimore, Maryland.
Omaha, Nebraska.

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Towanda, Pennsylvania.
Portland, Maine.

Los Angeles, California.
· Boston, Massachusetts.
Washington, D. C.
.El Paso, Texas.

. Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
.Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Memphis, Tennessee.
Chicago, Illinois.

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.

2 In 1913, by virtue of amendment to Constitution, the number of elective members of Executive Committee was increased from five to seven.

LIST OF PLACES OF MEETING AND ATTENDANCE

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Meeting. Year.

Date.

1......1878....Aug. 21, 22...

...1879....Aug. 20, 21..

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..Saratoga Springs, N. Y..... 75 ..Saratoga Springs, N. Y... (no record) .1880..... .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.. 7......1884....Aug. 20, 21, 22.. ..Saratoga Springs, N. Y. ...1885....Aug. 19, 20, 21......Saratoga Springs, N. Y.... ..1886....Aug. 18, 19, 20......Saratoga Springs, N. Y.......... ..1887....Aug. 17, 18, 19......Saratoga Springs, N. Y.. ...1888.. .Aug. 15, 16, 17......Saratoga Springs, N. Y... .1889....Aug. 28, 29, 30......Chicago, Ill. ...1890....Aug. 20, 21, 22..............Saratoga Springs, N. Y..

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202

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14. ..1891.. .Aug. 26, 27, 28.. ..Boston, Mass.
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.Aug. 24, 25, 26.......
.Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
.1893....Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1. Milwaukee, Wis.
17... ...1894....Aug. 22, 23, 24......Saratoga Springs, N. Y..
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.1895....Aug. 27, 28, 29, 30..Detroit, Mich.
..1896....Aug. 19, 20, 21......Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
.1897. .Aug. 25, 26, 27......Cleveland, Ohio

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.1898....Aug. 17, 18, 19...... Saratoga Springs, N. Y.. ..1899....Aug. 28, 29, 30......Buffalo, N. Y...... 23......1900....Aug. 29, 30, 31......Saratoga Springs, N. Y. .1901....Aug. 21, 22, 23.. ......Denver, Colo.

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...1902....Aug. 27, 28, 29......Saratoga Springs, N. Y.. 26......1903....Aug. 26, 27, 28...... Hot Springs, Va.

250

...St. Louis, Mo...

451

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..Narragansett Pier, R. I..
..1906....Aug. 29, 30, 31......St. Paul, Minn...
.1907....Aug. 26, 27, 28...... Portland, Maine.

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..1908....Aug. 25, 26, 27, 28.. Seattle, Washington..

312

..1909....Aug. 24, 25, 26, 27..Detroit, Michigan..

389

.Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1. Chattanooga, Tennessee..... 324 .1911....Aug. 29, 30, 31...... Boston, Mass. 625 ..1912....Aug. 27, 28, 29...... Milwaukee, Wis € 558 ..1913.... Sept. 1, 2, 3. .1023

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CONSTITUTION

NAME AND OBJECT.

ARTICLE I. This Association shall be known as "THE 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 seven 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 one or more" Assistant Secretaries, who shall be elected by the Executive Committee, and shall hold office at the pleasure of that committee."

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1 Amended September 1, 1913.

'Amended August 19, 1898, and August 30, 1899.

'Amended September 1, 1913.

'Amended August 25, 1909,

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