John Finney Esq death notice

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John Finney Esq death notice - John Finney. Esq. ( Nev* Oil. ani I'' ni ? IBU]...
John Finney. Esq. ( Nev* Oil. ani I'' ni ? IBU] After a long and painful terni ol rOffet ag, yesterday that oroamentol tb* bar ol oulsian*, John Finney, Esq.) deiiarted his life, full ol honors and bearing wi li uni the ki n il Iv feeling and esteem ol ill iiir beal citlsens. born lo Amelia county, l'a.. Mr. Finney caine to this eily when 'oinparatively qolte young, soa devoted ilmsell lo the study ol tb* ww. Evtdeoe* og from his n..vi!i:iie a remark tbleaptitude or this Intricate science, Rte, after being ad* nitted. soon became a general favorite with he older lawyers, and from hi** start ook quill4- a prominent posittOO. He was d one titne the partner ol Sargent ?*. Fifi,tiss, Esq.; afterward*tbal of VY.C. Mn nu. Esq., and then bc was the associate ll Judah P, Benjamin. When thc war was aver the Brm of Bradford, Lea A El one* bbs recognized ss tbe leading one here for tblllty and talent. After tbe death of Judges Bradford and Lea. Mr. Finney associated bimsell willi II. C. Miller, Esq., with wbom lie was connected np t<> the time ol his death. No one at the bar stood higher for probity and honor, and i conscientious dis? charge of duty, than .I"!'" Finney. Bold In tbe di fence of right, and fearless in ibe denunciation bl wron--, bis whole life bas been one that ought to be exemplary ta those who aspire to honors in tbe law. A kind and gentle f-.lhi r, a -t liir.cli and eblvalrlc friend, a loving husbaod, and an honorable citizen, his memory Will long be held in Sweetest renard Itv tli..-c tr bose good fortune threw Ibem In close contact witb ?Ioho Finney. Hf leave- bl hind him I -"i ii.tvin.tr family, in whose bereavement we tender our sincerest sympathies.

Clipped from Richmond Dispatch21 Nov 1880, SunPage 1

Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia)21 Nov 1880, SunPage 1
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