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Harriet Ada Patton
Class of: 1872
 
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Patton, Harriet Class of 1872
“The second person to graduate in law at Ann Arbor was Harriet A. Patton, of that city, in the class of 1872.  She was admitted to the bar, but has never practiced.”
--From “Women Lawyers in the United States” by Lelia J. Robinson, 2 Greenbag 10 (1890), p. 18
Harriet Patton was born August, 1840, in Michigan.  She was living with her family in Ann Arbor when she entered law school, a single woman. In 1880 was keeping house for elderly mother, who took in boarders.  In 1900 she lived in Ann Arbor with her sister; her occupation on the census of that year was listed as lawyer, indicating that she may have practiced later in life, but city directories around that time make no mention of an occupation in her listings.   She appears to have never married, and died sometime after 1920, when she was still living in Ann Arbor.   
 Research by Bobbie Snow
 
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Members of Class of 1872
Ball, Castillo
Barnard, Milton Carlton
Barrett, George Henry
Barrows, William Henry
Beatty, Hugh Wilson
Becker, Martin Luther
Beerstecker, Charles Julius
Benjamin, Alvah Alanson
Bice, Charles Merkley
Bishopp, Weller Dean
Blackburn, Hiram Powell
Blanchard, James Harrison
Brumback, Jerrus Jarius
Buchanan, James Henry
Buck, Curtis
Budd, Charles Henry
Burton, Charles Francis
Burton, Charles Tatem
Caldwell, Joseph Wilson
Campbell, Clarence Louis
Cason, Zachary Taylor
Caulkins, Jasper Jerome
Chamberlain, Worth
Conger, Gerrit Smith
Conley, William Lawrence
Corse, Arthur
Corwin, George Whipple
Cowley, Hale Odin Benedic
Davis, Samuel Benjamin
Denison, Amos
Derby, Benjamin Henry
Derr, Charles Worman
Du, Bois Crines Hardenbargh
Eason, Benjamin Franklin
Edget, John Alison
Elam, John Babb
Engle, George Seeley
Erwin, Milo
Esteb, Lemuel Albert
Fallass, Silas Stone
Farrand, Charles William
Fedewa, John Hiram
Fisher, Elam
Fisher, Warren Washington
Fitch, John
Flickinger, Jacob Landis
Frazer, Thomas Hood
French, Edward
Gartner, George
Gilbert, William Ball
Gray, Robert Mitchell
Grow, Charles Franklin
Gruber, Samuel Hiram
Hagar, Edward Champlin
Haire, Robert Johnson
Hazell, James Edward
Hill, Henry Marcus
Hopkins, Samuel Whaley
Hostetler, John Adam
Hoverson, Edward
Hoynes, William
Hubbard, Newton Jasper
Huber, Amos Grove
Hughes, William Taylor
Hyde, Washington
Irish, Edwin Marshall
Jannasch, Oscar Thomas
Jay, David Augustus
Johnston, John Hamilton
Keffer, William Oscar
Knight, Lucius
Lacey, William Robert
Latham, Charles Kellogg
Livingstone, Warren Lee
Lyle, Daniel Carr
Lyon, Alfred Phineas
Madden, Arthur Wellesley
Magee, Harvey White
Marsh, Milo Elijah
McDonald, Robert Donald
McIntyre, Donald
Miller, Charles Eugene
Montague, Luke Salisbury
Moore, George William
Morris, Stephen Wilson
Murrell, Robert Edward
Neale, Francis De Sales
Nelson, Alfred Henry
Newport, Burt C.
Parker, Ralzemond Allen
Patton, Harriet Ada
Pearson, John Colvert
Pettingill, Henry Southard
Pickler, John Alfred
Preston, Othniel
Price, Samuel Britton
Prichard, George Washington
Ramsey, William
Ricketts, Arnott Chaney
Riddick, James Edward
Rowlen, John R.
Russell, Byron Randolph
Ryan, John Lawrence
Ryan, William La Fayette
Sager, Alfred Bates
Sawyer, Byron Henry
Serrels, John Herschel
Shields, John Calhoun
Sindlinger, Aaron William
Smith, Pliny Bent
Smith, William Redwood
Stefflre, Leon
Stevens, George Marsden
Stickney, Mallory Napoleon
Stimson, Samuel Cary
Stout, David A.
Stuart, William James
Swartz, Hiram Buel
Swift, Marcus George Barker
Tarsney, Timothy Edward
Thompson, Merritt Alonzo
Thomson, Alexander
Tucker, John Gilbert
Tucker, William Shelp
Turner, William Harrison
Underwood, Marshall Henry
Van, Auken Jared Antony
Waldron, Henry Clay
Walker, Lewis
Walters, Festus
Warner, Darius Clark
Weissert, Augustus Gordon
Welch, John Ford
Wheeler, Hamilton Kinkaid
White, John Daugherty
Williams, Lewis Taylor
Wills, Henry Clay
Wing, John Quincy
Winters, James Harvey
Woodruff, Willis Wilcox
Woodworth, Wayland Worth
Wright, Charles Dibble
Youche, Julius William
 
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