Simeon E. Baldwin Biography

Simeon E. Baldwin (1840–1927) made his career as a jurist. He graduated from Yale in 1861, and subsequently taught at the Yale Law School from 1869 to 1919. At the time of his presidency he was chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and a past president of the American Bar Association.


The Constitution of the United States. New Haven: Press of Hodgson & Robinson, 1875.

Modern political institutions. By Simeon E. Baldwin Boston: Little, Brown, 1898.

The constitutional questions incident to the acquisition and government by the United States of island territory. Cambridge: Harvard Law Review, 1899.

The historic policy of the United States as to annexation. New Haven: Hoggson & Robinson, 1893

American railroad law. By Simeon E. Baldwin. Boston: Little, Brown, 1904.

The American judiciary. New York: Century Co., 1905; Reprint Littleton, Colo.: F.B. Rothman, 1992.

The new era of international courts, 2d ed. Baltimore: American society for judicial settlement of international disputes, 1910.

Life and letters of Simeon Baldwin. By Simeon E. Baldwin. New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1919.