High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Robert Earl (September
20, 1824 Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York - December 2, 1902
Herkimer) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He
was Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals in 1870 and 1892.
He was educated at the Herkimer Academy, and graduated from Union
College in 1845. Afterwards he became Pricipal of Herkimer Academy
and at the same time studied law with Charles Gray at Herkimer. He
was admitted to the bar in 1848, and practiced in partnership with
his brother Samuel. In 1849 and 1860, he was a supervisor of
Herkimer County. He was First Judge and Surrogate of the Herkimer
County Court from 1856 to 1859. He was President of the Democratic
state convention in 1868. In 1869, he was elected on the Democratic
ticket to the seat on the New York Court of Appeals to which Henry
R. Selden had been elected in 1863. After Selden's resignation in
January 1865, the seat had been occupied by John K. Porter
(appointed 1865, elected for the remainder of the term in Nov.
1865, resigned Dec. 1867) and Lewis B. Woodruff (appointed 1868).
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