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David Dudley Field, II

Birthplace: Haddam Middlesex, Connecticut
Death: Died in New York
Immediate Family:

Son of David Dudley Field, Sr. and Submit Dickinson
Husband of Jane Lucinda Hopkins; <private> Davidson and <private> Carr
Father of David Dudley Field, III; Caleb Field; Joseph Field; William Field; Lady Jeanne Lucinda Musgrave and 4 others
Brother of Emilia Ann Brewer; Timothy Beals Field; Matthew D Dickinson Field; Jonathan Edwards Field, Sr; Stephen Johnson Field, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court and 3 others

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About David Field, II


David Dudley Field II (February 13, 1805 – April 13, 1894) was an American lawyer and law reformer who made major contributions to the development of American civil procedure. His greatest accomplishment was engineering the move away from common law pleading towards code pleading, which culminated in the enactment of the Field Code in 1850 by the state of New York.

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David Field, II's Timeline

February 13, 1805
Haddam Middlesex, Connecticut
October 26, 1829
Age 24
Of Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
November 28, 1830
Age 25
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
October 9, 1833
Age 28
New York City, New York, USA
April 3, 1835
Age 30
New York City, New York, USA
September 2, 1841
Age 36
June 9, 1866
Age 61
April 13, 1894
Age 89
New York