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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
- Cooley, Thomas McIntyre 1898 (search)
Cooley, Thomas McIntyre -1898 Jurist; born near Attica, N. Y., Jan. 6, 1824; admitted to the bar in Michigan in 1846; became Professor of Law in the University of Michigan in 1859; was a justice of the Supreme Court of that State in 1864-85, and during part of that time chief-justice; Professor of American History and lecturer on constitutional law in the University of Michigan in 1885-88; and chairman of the interstate commerce commission for four years under President Cleveland. Judge Cooley was a recognized authority on constitutional law, and besides a large number of contributions to periodical literature, was author of The constitutional limitations which rest upon the legislative power of the States of the American Union; A treatise on the law of taxation; The general principles of constitutional law in the United States; Michigan: a history of government; And the acquisition of Indiana. He died in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 12, 1898.
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company),
New York, Attica, Wyoming County, New York (search)
Attica, Wyoming County, New York a town of 2,500 pop., on Tonawanda River and Hornellsville Branch Railroad, 31 miles from Buffalo.