Shapley, Rufus Edmonds

Rufus Edmonds Shapley, detail

Rufus Edmonds Shapley was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on August 4, 1840. He briefly served as a private in Company I of the Militia's First Regiment of Pennsylvania. He was admitted to the Philadelphia bar in 1866 and became a successful corporate attorney in that city. Shapley published several books on tax law and published his Solid for Mulhooly: a Political Satire on Boss Rule. He married Anne McCord in 1877 and died on February 11, 1906. (By John Osborne and Leigh Oczkowski)

Life span
08/04/1840—02/11/1906
Dickinson Connection:
Class of 1860

Life Summary

Full name
  Rufus Edmonds Shapley
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  1
Family
 
Rufus Shapley (father), Susan Shapley (mother), William Wallace Shapley (brother), Anne McCord (wife, 1877)
Education
  Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
  Attorney or Judge
  Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
  White non-slaveholder
Military
  Union Army

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