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Harlan, John Marshall 1833-

Jurist; born in Boyle county, Ky., June 1, 1833; graduated at Centre College in 1850: studied law at Transylvania University; was admitted to the bar and began practice at Frankfort. In 1858 he was appointed judge of Boyle county. Later he removed to Louisville. He served in the Federal army as colonel of the 10th Kentucky Regiment in 1861-63; then returning to Louisville was attorney-general of the State in 1863-67, when he resumed practice. In 1871 and 1875 he was defeated as the Republican candidate for governor. On Nov. 29, 1877, he became an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. In 1893 President Harrison appointed him one of the American [248] arbitrators of the Bering Sea tribunal, which met in Paris.

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