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David Dudley Field II

Born: Feb 13, 1805

Death: Apr 13, 1894

Birthplace: Haddam

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

David Dudley Field II

Date of Birth : Feb 13, 1805
Date of Death : Apr 13, 1894
Birth Place : Haddam

David Dudley Field II 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.


  • Politician

Also known as

  • David Field
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