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Burdick, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1845-1920


"Francis Marion Burdick LL.D. (1845 – 1920) was an American legal scholar, born at De Ruyter, N. Y. He graduated at Hamilton College in 1869, and in 1872 from the law department at that institution. He practiced law until 1883. He was mayor of Utica, N. Y. in 1882 and 1883. Afterwards, he held positions in Hamilton College, Cornell University, and Columbia University, and was a commissioner for the State of New York. He was the first Theodore Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School."

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved Nov. 2, 2016.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Francis M. Burdick Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0084
Identifier: MSS-0084
Content Description The diary of Francis M. Burdick recounts events from his daily life in 1913. He wrote in his diary nearly every day referencing his daily activities, places visited, and the weather. The address provided in the front of the diary identifies Burdick’s address as Columbia University.