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Who is George Gray? (law)

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I am doing homework about  law and I must write about George Gray. All I know about George Gray is that he was a famous American judge, and politician . Anyone knows more about who is George Gray? please help?
asked Jul 13, 2011 in people by anonymous

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George Gray (May 4, 1840 - August 7, 1925) was an American lawyer, judge, and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware.....  view more...
answered Jul 14, 2011 by Robert Bruce Gray (1,700 points)
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George Gray was a Democrat Senator from Delaware. He served has a senator in 1885-1899.

George Gray attended Harvard Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1863.

attorney general of Delaware 1879-1885,
Elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 18, 1885, to March 3, 1899.

Committees in the Congress
Committee on Patents (Fifty-third Congress).
Committee on Privileges and Elections (Fifty-third Congress).
Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Fifty-fifth Congress).

August 1898: George Gray served as a member of the Joint High Commission which met in Quebec to settle differences between the United States and Canada.
1898: member of the commission to arrange terms of peace between the United States and Spain.

1899-1914: Judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the third circuit by President William McKinley.
1902: chairman of the commission to investigate conditions of the coal strike in Pennsylvania.

1900: was appointed by President McKinley to the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 1900.

George Gray died in Wilmington, Del., August 7, 1925; interment in Presbyterian Cemetery, New Castle, Del.
answered Jul 24, 2011 by anonymous