photo credits: English Wikipedia
country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Yale College
occupation: lawyer, politician, judge
position held: Recorder of New York City, member of the New York State Assembly
James Kent (July 31, 1763 in Fredericksburg, then Dutchess, now Putnam County, New York – December 12, 1847 in New York City) was an American jurist and legal scholar. He was the author of Commentaries on American Law.
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