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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Cooley, Thomas McIntyre

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COOLEY, THOMAS MCINTYRE, an American jurist; born in Attica, N. Y., Jan. 6, 1824. He was Professor of Law in the University of Michigan (1859 and 1881); chief-justice of that State (1868-1869); chairman of the United States Interstate Commerce Commission (1887-1891). He wrote: “A Treatise Upon Wrongs and Their Remedies” (Vol. i., 1878); “General Principles of Constitutional Law in the United States” (1880); etc. He died in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 12, 1898.