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Field, Stephen Johnson

Syllabification: Field, Stephen Johnson
Pronunciation: /fēld
 
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Definition of Field, Stephen Johnson in English:

( 1816–99), US Supreme Court associate justice 1863–97. Appointed to the Court by President Lincoln, he was a conservative. His brother David Dudley Field ( 1805–94) was noted for his expertise in law codification; another brother Cyrus West Field ( 1819–92) was known for his part in the laying of the undersea cable between the US and Europe 1857–66.

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