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Ozias Seymour


Gender:
Male
Born:
July 8, 1801
Died:
June 8, 1851
Home Town:
Middlebury, VT
Later Residences:
Middlebury, VT
Marriage(s):
Mary Hager Seymour (October 8, 1827)
Biographical Notes:
Ozias Seymour was the son of Horatio and Lucy (Case) Seymour. He practiced law in Middlebury, VT from 1824 to 1851. He died at Middlebury, VT.

Education
Years at LLS:
1821-1823
Other Education:
Attended the Addison County Grammar School and graduated from Middlebury College in 1820.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
1824
State Posts:
State's Attorney (VT) 1839-1845
State Committees:
Member of the 1850 VT Constitutional Convention.


Related Objects and Documents
In the Ledger:
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
Litchfield Eagle, October 7, 1822.

Litchfield Eagle, October 6, 1823.

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 18.
Secondary Sources:
Wiley, Edgar W. Catalogue of Officers and Students of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont and of Others Who Have Received Degress 1800-1915. Middlebury, VT: Published by the College, 1917.

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