Fuller, Melville Weston (02/11/1833-07/04/1910)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Attorney, jurist
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: ex-officio as Chief Justice of the United States; elected as Chancellor, 01/09/1889

Subject

  • Fuller, Melville Weston 1833-1910
  • Board of Regents
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents
  • Chief Justice of the United States
  • United States Supreme Court

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; The Supreme Court of the United States; Union League Club of Chicago; Harvard University, Law School; Bowdoin College; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Chief Justice

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Volume 1, 1897-1942. Chicago: A. N. Marquis Co., 1943.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 10/08/1888-07/04/1910

Topic

  • Lawyers
  • Judges
  • Regents

Form/Genre

Biographies

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