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Robert S. Murphy Cambria.

Harry White Indiana.

Charles B. Staples Monroe. |. 1908-1909.

Charles P. Orr Allegheny.

W. Scott Alexander Fulton.

William S. Dalzesa Allegheny.

D. Watson Rowe Franklin.

Russell. C. Stewart Northampton. }. 1909-1910.

Charles M. Clement .Northumberland.

John I. Rogers .Philadelphia.

W. A. Blakeley .Allegheny.

R. T. Cornwell Chester.

Allison O. Smith Clearfield. J^ 1910-1911.

Andrew H. McClintock Luzerne.

A. Mitchell Palmer Monroe.

Paul H. Gaither Westmoreland.

A. B. Hassler Lancaster.

Hugh B. Eastburn Bucks. |. 1911-191Z

William Righter Fisher Philadelphia.

Isaac Ash Venango.

John J. Henderson Crawford.

Charles E. Terry Wyoming.

J. McF. Carpenter Allegheny. J. 1912-1913.

N. H. Larzelere Montgomery.

Edward H. Bons all Philadelphia.



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NAME COUNTY YEAR

WiLUAM D. Porter Allegheny.

James S. Moorheao Westmoreland.

Charles I. Landis Lancaster. [ 1913-1914.

Isaac Hiester Berks.

William E. Rice Warren.

Robert W. Irwin Washington.

Harold M. McClurf. ....Union.

S. J. Strauss Luzerne. {. 1914-1915.

Louis Richards Berks.

WiLUAM H. Keller Lancaster.

Cyrus G. Derr Berks.

John B. Head Westmoreland.

William S. Hammond Blair. J. 1915-1916.

Frederick J. Shoyer Philadelphia.

John W. Wetzel Cumberland

Laird H. Barber Carbon. 1

Henry Budd Philadelphia. I

Robert S. Frazer Allegheny. [ 1916-1917.

Thomas H. Greevy Blair.

Thomas H. Murray Clearfield.

Charles E, Whitten Westmoreland.

Arthur G. Dickson Philadelphia.

E. C. Chalfant Allegheny. V 1917-1918.

Nicholas M. Edwards Lycoming.

James I. Brownson Washington.

George Henderson Philadelphia.

Archie McC. Holding Chester.

Alexander Gilfillan Allegheny. J. 1918-1919.

William W. Ryon Northumberland.

James H. Craig Blair.

Jesse E. B. Cunningham Dauphin.

John A. Nauman Lancaster. . loininoA

Paul H. Gaither Westmoreland. '' 1919-1920.

John S. Rilling Erie.

Frank C McGirr Allegheny.

H. S. Dumbauld Fayette.

N. Sargent Ross York. }- 1920-1921.

Alonzo T. Searle Wayne.

J. Butler Woodward Luzerne.

Emory A. Walung Erie.

Thomas J. Baldrige Blair.

Reuben J. Butz Lehigh. \- 1921-1922

Nicholas H. Larzelere Montgomery.

David A Reed Allegheny.



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TREASURERS AND PLACES OF ANNUAL MEETINGS



LIST OF SECRETARIES

NAME

Edward P. Allinson, Philadelphia. Elected on organization of Asso-
ciation, January 16, 1895, and
served continuously until his
death, January 16, 1901

William H. Staake, Philadelphia. From January, 1901, to June 28,

1917.

Harold B. Beitler, Philadelphia. Since June 28, 1917.

LIST OP TREASURERS

NAME

William Penn Lloyd, Cumberland Elected on organization of Asso-
ciation, January 16, 1895, and
served continuously until his
death, September 20, 1911.

Samuel E. Basehore, Cumberland. Since October 7, 1911.

DATES AND PLACES OP ANNUAL MEETINGS



1895 January 16 Preliminary Convention,

1895 July 10, 11 First Annual Meeting,

1896 July 8, 9 Second

1897 June 30, July 1 Third

1898 July 7, 8. Fourth

1899 July 6, 7.. Fifth

1900 June 26, 27, 28 Sixth

1901 June 25, 26, 27 Seventh

1902 June 30, July 1,2... Eighth

1903 June 29, 30, July 1 . . Ninth

1904 June 28, 29, 30 Tenth

1905 June 27, 28, 29 Eleventh

1906 June 26, 27, 28 Twelfth

1907 June 25, 26, 27 Thirteenth "

1908 June 23, 24, 25 Fourteenth "

1909 June29, 30, July 1.. Fifteenth

1910 June 28, 29, 30 Sixteenth

1911 June 27, 28, 29 Seventeenth "

1912 June 25, 26, 27 Eighteenth "

1913 June 24, 25, 26 Nineteenth "

1914 June30, July 1,2... Twentieth

1915 June 29, 30, July 1. .Twenty-first "

1916 June 27, 28, 29 Twenty-second

1917 June 26, 27, 28 Twenty-third "

1918 June 25, 26, 27 Twenty-fourth

1919 June 24, 25, 26... . Twenty-fifth "

1920 June 22, 23, 24.... Twenty-sixth "

1921 June 28, 29, 30 Twenty-seventh



Harrisburg.

Bedford Springs.
tt «

Cresson.

Delaware Water Gap.
Wilkes-Barre.
Cambridge Springs.
Bedford Springs.
Cambridge Springs.

Cape May. N. J.
Bedford Springs.



Cape May, N. J.
Bedford Springs.
Cape May, N. J.
Bedford Springs.
Cape May, N. J.

u tt «

Erie.

Cape May, N. J.

Bedford Springs.



Asbury Park, N. J.



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PRESIDENTS' ADDRESSES

YEAR NAME SUBJECT

1895. . .John W. Simonton "Pennsylvania Jurisprudence."

The Development in Pennsyl-



1896... Samuel Dickson
1897..

• WiLUAM U. HeNSEL.



1899..

1900..
1901..
1902..

1903..

1904..

1905..

1906..

1907..

1908..

1909..

1910..

1911..

1912. .
1913. .



.Lyman D. Gilbert.



.C. LaRue Munson
.Nathaniel Ewing



vania of Constitutional Re-
straints upon the Power and
Procedure of the Legislature."

P. C. Knox "The Law of Labor and Trade."

"The Legislature of 1897, as an
Illustration of the Decadence of
the Legislative Branch of Our
State Government."

Stanley Woodwabd "The Wyoming Valley."

j"Some Changes in the Law and
I Their Effect on Lawyers."
William Scott "Legislature of 1901."

. ^ _ ("Charitable Appropriations and

Alex. Simpson. Je } ^^^^^^ Legislation."

("The Brotherhood of Bench and
I Bar."

("The Ethics of the Legal Pro-
I fession."

TT ^1^ ("Statutory Changes in the State

WENRY c. wn-ES I ^^ p^^^jj^ Interest."

J r> r- J ("Statutory Changes in the State

J. B. COLAHAN, JR j ^f p^^jj^ ^^^J^^,.

{"Statutory Changes in the State
of Public Interest."
r"Legislative Assistance," or,
.J "Some Aspects of Reform in
Legislation."

•«•««.»» T«» jlrSl^^." "^ """

"The Constitutional Amendments

.GusTAv A. Endlich i of 1909, with Some Remarks on

Current Legislation."

.Edwin W. Smith -\'^Znr^ ** ^""'*'''" "^ ^^'*

'■"Some Suggested Modifications
•| of the Law."
.George B. Orlady "Address of the President"



.Thomas Patterson



.Robert Snodgrass .



.George R. Bedford.



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ANNUAL ADDRESSES



YEAR
1914.
1915.

1916.
1917.
1918.

1919.

1920.



NAME SUBJECT

^ ^ ("The Evolution of the Independ-

.Hampton L. Carson j ^„^^ ^^ ^^e Judiciary."

. Henry J. Steels "Law Reform in Pennsylvania."

^ ^ ^ ("Some Aspects of State Con-

.Ge»rge B. Gordon j stitutional Law."

. Cyrus G. Deer "Philosophy of Law Making."

'Remarks on Current Condi-
tions, 1918."

„_ _ « ("Making Democracy Safe for

..WnxiAM I. SCHAFFEE j the United States."

- T T- ("The Making of a Constitu-

.Edward J. Fox j ^.^^ „

*Coal — Its Origin, Its Develop-



. William H. Staake.



1921... Paul H. Gaither.



ment and Use as an Essential
Fuel, and Its Place in the
Courts of the Commonwealth."



V«AR

1895.
1896.

1897.



1899.
1900.
1901.
1902.
1903.
1904.
1905.



ANNUAL ADDRESSES

NAME SUBJECT

("The Work of the Bar Associa-
. J. Newton Fiero < ^^^^ »

. Cortlandt Parker # "Sir Matthew Hale."

("The Supreme Court of the
United States and Its Func-
tions."

,, , ^ ("Some of the International As-

John V. L. Findlay j p^^^^ ^^ ^^^ ^uban Question."

.William B. Ho«,bu>wer. . . .\''l'''^\}f^^ f^^lf"^ °^ ^*'

I Twentieth Century."

.John K. Richards '• l^t'rit^rSs!^^^^^^^ *^' ^""^

("The Rise of Constitutional

("Jus G
•••( chant."

("Some Aspects of New Jersey's
* * * I Corporate Policy."

("The Law Spirit; Its Source
•'•( and Its Sway."

("The Constitutional Powers and
'•'I Discretion of the President"



.U. M. Rose

.William Wirt Howe

.James B. Dill

•Henry £. Davis

•Chables A. Gardiner



Law."

Gentium and Law Mer-



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YEAR NAME SUBJECT



tnn/: iir tt ^ C"The Legislature and the Execu-

1906. . .William H. Taft j ^^^ ^^ ^^^ ^aws."

1907. . . George Gray "The New Federalism."

,«^« TT «, ("Pelatiah Webster, the Architect

1908. . .Hannis Taylor j ^^ ,j,^ Constitution."

,/w. * ,, T. ("Thomas W. Dorr and The Dorr

1909...AMASAM. Eaton.. | War in Rhode Island."

1910. . .James Pennewill "The Layman and the Law."

1911 . . .Andrew J. Montague "A More Effective Cabmet."

1912. . .William D. Guthrie "Constitutional Morality."

,/^,^ r^ ^ o T^ /- ("The Position and Prospects of

1913. . .Robert C. Smith. K C. j ^^^ Profession."

r"Government by Administrative
1914.... George W. Wickersham . . . | Commission, a Democratic Para-

[ dox."

1915. . .James M. Beck "The Case of the Lost Million."

,^,. _. _ ("The Limits of Effective Legal

1916. ..RoscoE Pound j Action"

ini'T TT T^ T- ("The Constittrtion Between

1917. . .Henry D. Estabrook { Friend "



r

*Mo r- A T» ("Law, Anachronistic, Progres-

1918. ..Charles A. Boston -J . • t* » ^.

..-on/uo^ ru ^uaivn ^ ^^^ ^^^ Prospective.'^

1919. ..Albert J. Beveridge "League vs. Nation."

-^«rt •> - - ("The Lawyer's Inheritance With

1920... Benjamin H. Ludlow. | Remainder Over to the Public."

PAPERS READ
year name subject

1895. . .Alex. Simpson, Jr "The Local Bar Association."

1895. . .George W. Pepper "Legal Education.*'

1896. . . Wm. B. Rodgers "The Libel Law."

pThe Jurisdiction of the Supreme

1897... John B. McPherson \ and Superior Courts of Rj^nnsyl-

vania."

"The Jurisdiction of the Justice
of the Peace and the Possible
Application of the Small Debt-
ors* Court on the English Plan."
"Proposed Changes in the Law
' of Expert Testimony."

.WoxiamDkaper Lewis {"^'i."^'"'''' *** **" ^"""°"



1897. ..Thomas Patterson.



. . GusTAv A. Endlich .



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PAPERS READ



YEAR NAME

1899... James T. Mitcheix.



1900. . .Talcott Williams.



("Fidelity to
') in Criminal

■r



1900. . . Richard C. Dale.



subject

the Court and Client
Cases."

The Jury System from the Jury
Panel."

"The Obligation of the Legisla-
ture as Well as of the Judiciary
in Giving Effect to Constitution-
al Limitations."

1901 . . .Richard L. Ashhurst "William Morris Meredith."

{"Law and Letters, or Some Re-
flections on the Relations of Our
Profession to Literature."

.^^^ „ , , ("Business Corporations in Pcnn-

1902. . .Richmond L. Jones J sylvania."

p'The Abolition of Actions for

1902. . . Samuel W. Cooper J Breach of Promise of Marriage

[and Alienation of Affections."

, _ ("Military Law and Its Tribu-

1902.. .John L Rogers j ^^^^»

"The Right of the Municipality
to Abate a Nuisance on the
Streets Without the Preliminary
Action of the Courts."

"Judicial Oaths and Theii* Effect
Upon the Competency of Wit-
nesses."

"On the Judicial Recording of
Titles."

"The Recent Amendments to the

• ( Bankruptcy Act of 1898."

"Jeremiah S. Black and His In-
fluence upon the Laws of Penn-
sylvania"

i"The Constitution between
Friends."

{"The Responsive Answer in
Equity Considered as Evidence
for the Defendant."
.N. M. Edwards "The Lawyer."

("Municipal Autonomy and Code

• ^ Limitations."



1902. . .Henry J. Steele. -



1903... Thomas Raeburn White.



1903..
1903..

1903..
1903.

1903..

1904..

1904..
1904..



.Charles Wetherill.
• Paul H. Gaither...



.George W. Carr.



.Henry C. Niles.



.Henry A. Fuller.



.Louis Richards



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YEAS

1904.

1904.

1905..

1905.
1905..

1906... William U. Hensel



.Robert Ralston.



1906.
1906.



NAME SUBJECT

, , , ("The Pennsylvania Bar and Its

.J. Levering Jones j Influence."

.James H. Torrey "Labor and the Law."

("Some Remarks Upon Charging
I the Jury in a Trial for Murder."

Ira Jewell Williams "Justice Without Delay."

W. Rush Gillan "James Buchanan."

Thaddeus Stevens as a Country
Lawyer."

_ , ("A Philadelphia Lawyer in the

.Thomas Leaming j Lo„j^„ Courts."

. Cyrus E. Woods "Legislation in Pennsylvania."

Some Questions of Legal Ethics



1906. ..Richard L. Ash hurst.



1906..
1906.
1907..
1907..

1907..

1907..
1908..

1908.,
1908.,



.Hampton L. Carson.



.Clement B. Penrose.



.Edward J. Fox

.Michael William Jacobs



("The :
'} of Je



Suggested by the Life and
Career of Lord Chancellor
Bacon, Viscount St. Albans."

"Some Questions of Administra-
/ tive Law."

i;"Cok€ Upon Littleton— A Wise
/ Course of Study."

Legal Aspects of the Trial
esus Christ."

J "The Guaranties of Liberty in the
^ Early Law of Pennsylvania."

The History of the Law as
Part of the Course of Study
Required for Admission to the
Bar."
Walter George Smith "Uniform Divorce Laws."

"Mpdem Municipal Conditions
and the Lawyers* Responsibil-
ity."

"Some Observations of the Prac-
tice of the French Code."

"Testing Legislative Rate Regu-
lations under the Fourteenth
Amendment."

\ "Gibson and a Progressive Juris-
]' prudence."

Comparative Law as a Practical
Science."



.John D. Shaper ^



.A. Leo Weil.



.Harm AN Yerkes



.Charles L. McKeehan.



1909. . .John W. Appel

1909. ..William W. Smithers



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PAPERS READ '



YEAR
1909.
1909.

1910.



1910.

1911.

1911.

1912.

1912.
1913.
1913.

1914.

1914.

1915.

1915.

1916.

1916.

1917.

1917.
1917.
1918.
1918.



NAME SUBJECT

. . A. J. W. HuTTON "A Judicial Solecism."

. . Owen J. Roberts "Full Paid and Non-Assessable."

("The Genesis of Blackstone's
Commentaries and Their Place
in Legal Literature."

i"The Constructive Genius of
David Lloyd in Early Colonial
Pennsylvania Legislation and
Jurisprudence, 1686 to 1731."

_ _ ("The Delay in the Execution of

..Robert Ralstoh j Murderers."

, ,, -, ("The Law and Lawyers of

..John Marshall Gest < Balzac"

("The Best of Our Knowledge,
..Cyrus G. Derr | Information and Belief."

_ ("Decisions, Reports and Some

..Henky Bubd j Reporters."

. .John G. Johnson "In Mcmoriam."

^ , ("The Need for a Science of

..Edward Lindsey < j^^y^n

_ _ ("Jacob Rush and the Early

• .Louis Richards j Pennsylvania State Judiciary."

T T7TTT,v,n. PA-rnn«c^« T"^^^ SelcctioH and Drawing of

. .T. Elliott Patterson < Jurors"

("Development of Constitutional
Limitations on the Power of the
Legislature in Pennsylvania."

("Modern Attacks upon Our
..John C Bane | p^^^ ^^ Government"

("Six Months* Experience Under
the Workmen's Compensation
System of Pennsylvania."

..Richard Hays Hawkins "Judicial Abuse."

("Two Views of the Legal Effect
..Henry Budd j of Contributory Negligence."

. . Hampton L. Carson "John G. Johnson, Esq."

. .John S. Rilunc "Public Utilities."

..Walter George Smith "The American Bar Association."

..William Watson Smith.... "Technicalities."



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YEAR NAME SUBJECT

,^,^ . ,, „ ("Enemy Property in the United

1919. ..A. Mitchell Palmer j States"

.^.^ r, ^ * ("The Administration of Military

1919. . . Samuel T. Ansell j j^^^^^^ »

1920... David A. Reed "The Lawyer as Ballast."

{"The Article on Municipalities
in the Proposed Redraft of the
State Constitution."

1921... Mrs. J. Willis Martin "Welfare Legislation."

1921 . . .Harvey F. Carr "Regulation of Public Utilities."

1921. ..Edwin R. Keedy ("The Administration of Criminal

I Law."



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OFFICERS OF THE AMERICAN BAR
ASSOCIATION, 1921-1922

President
C A. Severance^ 1512 Merchants National Bank Bldg., St. Paul, Minn.

Secretary
W. Thomas Kemp, 901 Maryland Trust Bldg., Baltimore, Md.

Treasurer
Frederick E. Wadhams, 78 Chapel St., Albany, N. Y.

Vice-President for Pennsylvania
J, McF. Carpenter, Pittsburgh

Members of General Council for Pennsylvania

W. W. Smithers, Philadelphia
A. M. Holding, West Chester,
. President of Pennsylvania Bar Association, Ex-officio

Local Council for Pennsylvania

A. C. Hirsch, Pittsburgh
Robert P. Shick, Philadelphia
D. J. Driscoll, St. Marys
Harvey S. Knight, Sunbury
Harold B. Beitler, Philadelphia

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BAR ASSOCIATIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA

NAME PRESIDENT SECRETARY

Pennsylvania Bar Asso- A. M. Holding, Harold B. Beitler,

CIATION. West Chester. Philadelphia.

Adams County Bar Asso- S. McC. Swope, Wm. Hersh,

CIATION. Gettysburg. Gettysburg.

Allegheny County Bar Vacancy. Harry G. Tinker, ,

Association. Pittsburgh.

Armstrong County Bar Orr Buffington, Guy C. Christy,

Association. Kittanning. Kittanaing.

Law Association of Frank E. Reader, Charles R. May,

Beaver County. Beaver. Beaver.

Bedford County Bar Harry C. James, Emery D. Claar.

Association. Bedford. Bedford.

Berks County Bar Asso- Vacancy. Thomas K. Leidy,

CIATION. Reading.

Blair County Bar Asso- . Wm. L. Woodcock, J. F. Meek,

CIATION. Altoona. Altoona.

Bradford County Bar Rodney A. Mercur, Edwin P. Young,

Association. Towanda. Towanda.

Bucks County Bar Asso- Harman Yerkes, Henry A. James,

CIATION. Doylestown. Doylestown.

Butler County Bar Asso- W. D. Branden, Thomas W. Watson,

CIATION. Butler. Butler.

Cambria County Bar A. V. Barker, C. R. Myers,

Association. Ebensburg. Ebensburg.

Cameron County Bar As- J. C. Johnson, Jay P. Felt,

sociATiON. Emporium. Emporium.

Carbon County Bar Asso- E. M. Mulheam, Frank P. Sharkey,

CIATION. Mauch Chunk. Mauch Chunk.

Centre County Bar As- Henry C. Quigley, Roy Wilkinson,

SOCIATION. Bellefonte. Bellefonte.

Chester County Law and Robert T. Cornwell, E. W. Young,

Miscellaneous Library West Chester. West Chester.

Association.

The Clarion Bar Associa- S. K. Clarke, Vacancy.

TION. Clarion.

Clearfield County Law Singleton Bell, Alfred M. Liveright,

. Association. Clearfield. Clearfield.

Clinton County Bar As- A. F. Ryon, William Hollis,

SOCIATION. Lock Haven. Lock Haven.

Columbia County Bar Vacancy. H. Mont. Smith,

Association. Bloomsburg.

Crawford County Bar Otto Kohler, John Schuler,

Association. Meadville. Meadville.

Cumberland County Bar James W. Eckels, Jasper Alexander,

Association. Carlisle. Carlisle.

Dauphin County Bar As- John B. Patrick, Job J. Conklin,

SOCIATION. Harrisburg. Harrisburg.



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BAR ASSOCIATIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA



NAME

Delaware County Bar
Association.

Elk County Bar Asso-
ciation.

Erie County Bar Asso-
ciation.

Fayette County Bar As-
sociation.

Forest Bar Association.

Franklin County Bar
Association.

Fulton County Bar Asso-
ciation.

Huntingdon County Bar
Association.

Indiana County Law As-
sociation.

Jefferson County Bar
Association.

Juniata County Bar As-
sociation.

Lackawanna Bar Asso-
ciation.

Lancaster Bar Associa-
tion.

Lawrence County Bar
Association.

Lebanon County Bar
Association.

The Bar Association of
Lehigh County.

Lycoming Law Associa-
tion.

McKean County Bar As-
sociation.

Mercer County Bar As-
sociation.

Mifflin County Bar As-
sociation.

Montgomery County Bar
Association.

Montour County Bar
Association.

North AM pton County
Bar Association.

Northumberland County
Bar Association.

Perry County Bar Com-
mittee.



president

George E. Darlington,

Media.
W. W. Barbour,

Ridgway.
A. W. Mitchell,

Erie.
Jacob B. Adams,

Uniontown.
Ambrose C. Brown,

Tionesta.
O. C. Bowers,

Chambersbm-g.
J. P. Sipes,

McConnellsburg.
J. R. Simpson,

Huntingdon.

J. N. Banks,

Indiana.
Raymond E. Brown,

Brook ville.
F. M. M. Pennell,

Mifflintown.
Cornelius Comegys,

Scranton.

Charles I. Landis,

Lancaster.
H. A. Wilkinson,

New Castle.
Charles H. Killinger,
Lebanon.

Robert L. Stuart.

Allentown.
John T. Hyatt,

Williamsport.

E. L. Keenan,

Smethport.
W. G. Barker,

Mercer.
H. J. Culbertson,

Lewistown.
Joseph Fornance,

Norristown.
H. M. Hinckley,

Danville.
D. W. Nevin,

Easton.

F. A. Witmer,

Shamokin.
Vacancy.



secretary

J. C. Taylor,

Chester.
Fred W. McFarlin,

Ridgway.
Lytle F. Perry,

Erie.
E. T. Chamberlin,

Uniontown.
Morien A. Carringer,

Tionesta.
Loren A. Culp,

Chambersburg.
M. R. Shaflfner,

McConnellsburg.
James S. Woods,

Huntingdon.

Elder Peelor,

Indiana.

James U. Gillespie,

Punxsutawney.
John J. Patterson, Jr.,

Mifflintown.
Philip V. Mattes,

Scranton.

Bernard J. Myers,

Lancaster.
J. Elder Bryan,

New Castle.
Harry A. Honker,

Lebanon.

Charles A. Webb,

Allentown.
Oliver J. Decker,

Williamsport.
Guy B. Mayo,

Smethport.
J. W. Nelson,

Mercer.
W. W. Uttley,

Lewistown.
William F. Dannehower,
Norristown.
Charles V. Amerman,

Danville.
Frank Reeder, Jr.,

Easton.
Reuben Glick,

Shamokin.
Walter W. Rice.

New Bloomfield.



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NAME

Law Association or

Philadelphia.
Lawyers' Club of Phila-

PELPHtA.

Potter County Bar As-
sociation.

Schuylkill County Law
Association

Snyder County Bar As-
sociation.

Somerset County Bar As-
sociation.

Sullivan County Bar As-
sociation.

Susquehanna County
Legal Association.

Tioga County Bar Asso-
ciation.

Union County Bar Asso-
ciation.

Venango County Bar As-
sociation.

Warren County Bar As-
sociation.

Washington Bar Asso-
ciation.

Wayne Bar Association.

Waynesburg Bar Asso-
ciation.

Westmoreland Law As-
sociation.

Wilkes- Barre Law and
Library Association.

Wyoming County Bar
Association.

York County Bar As-
sociation.



president

Theodore F, Jenkins,
Chancellor^ Philadelphia.
Francis Shunk Brown,
Philadelphia.

A. S. Heck,

Coudersport.
John F. Whalen,

Pottsville.
Charles P. Ulrich,

Selinsgrove.
Fred W. Bresecker,

Somerset.
J. G. Scouten,

Dushore.
Freeman I. Lott,

Montrose.
Thomas A. Crichton,

Wellsboro.
W. R. Follmer,

Lewisburg.
Robert F. Glenn,

Franklin.
Frank J. Lyons,

Warren.
J. R. McCreighl,

Washington.
Homer Greene,

Honesdale.

B. N. Freeland,

Waynesbm-g.
Albert H. Bell,

Greensburg.
George R. Bedford,

Wilkes-Barre.
Bradley W. Lewis,

Tankhannock.

Vincent K. Keesey,

York.



secretary

Howard Kirk,

Philadelphia.
J. Howard Reber,

Philadelphia.
A. N. Crandall,

Coudersport.
Daniel W. Kaercher,

Pottsville.
Jay G. Weiser,

Middleburg.
H. Frank Yost,

Somerset.
Wm. P. Shoemaker,

La Porte.
Charles L. Van Scoten,

Montrose.
Charles M. Elliott,

Wellsboro.

James McClure,

Lewisburg.
John L. Nesbit,

Franklin.
LeRoy C. Eddy,

Warren.
Edgar B. Murdock,

Washington.
James O. Mumford,

Honesdale.
Frank J. Fonner,

Waynesburg.
S. W. Bierer,

Greensburg,
Joseph D. Coons,

Wilkes-Barre.

H. Stanley Harding,

Tunkhannock.

Walter B. Hays,

York.



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480 BY-LAWS

BY-LAWS

of the

Pennsylvania Bar Association

As Amended at the Annual Meetings of 1896, 1897, 1904, 1910,
1914, 1919 and 1921

I. — Objects.

Sec. I. This Association is formed to advance tlic
science of jurisprudence; to promote the administration of
justice; to secure proper legislation; to encourage a thor-
ough legal education; to uphold the honor and dignity of
the Bar ; to cultivate cordial intercourse among the lawyers
of Pennsylvania ; and to perpetuate the history of the pro-
fession and the memory of its members.

Sec. 2. It shall not take any partisan political action,
nor endorse or recommend any person for any official posi-
tion.

II. — Members.

Sec. 3. Those members of the Bar who signed the call
for the convention at which this Association was formed, or
who attended any meeting thereof, or who shall before the
adjournment of the meeting held at Bedford Springs, July
lo-ii, 1895, pay the admission fee, and sign, or cause to be
signed for them, a roll containing the charter and by-laws,
are hereby declared to be active members of this Association.

Sec. 4. Any member of the Bar of the Supreme Court
or Superior Court of Pennsylvania, residing or practicing in
this State ; any State or Federal Judge residing in this State ;
and any professor in a regularly organized law school in this
State; who shall comply with the requirements hereinafter
set forth, may become an active member upon approval by
a majority of the Committee on Admissions.



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Sec. 5. AH applications for membership must be in
writing, signed by the applicant, stating, inter alia, his name,
age, residence and date of admission to practice in the
Supreme Court or Superior Court, commission to the Bench,
or appointment as professor in a regularly organized law
school in the State ; and endorsed by three or more members
of the Association, and must be accompanied by the usual
admission fee.

Sec. 6. (Abolished.)

Sec. 7. A list of applications admitted by the Com-



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