Maurice D. O'Connell

Maurice D. O'Connell (April 23, 1889 -- August 26, 1922) was an Iowa attorney who served as Solicitor of the United States Treasury. Maurice D. O'Connell was born in Constable, New York on April 23, 1839. He was educated at Franklin Academy and taught school in upstate New York. During the Civil War O'Connell worked in the Washington, D.C. office of the Comptroller of the Currency. O'Connell studied law at Columbian University (now George Washington University) while working for the comptroller, graduated in 1866, and attained admission to the bar. After the war O'Connell resided in Texas for two years, where he was employed by the San Antonio National Bank. In 1869 O'Connell moved to Fort Dodge, Iowa, where he practiced law. From 1872 to 1879 he was District Attorney for the Eleventh Judicial District, an eight county area of Iowa. A Republican, O'Connell was appointed United States Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa in 1881, and served until Grover Cleveland was inaugurated in 1885. When Benjamin Harrison became President in 1889, O'Connell returned to the U.S. Attorney's office, serving until 1893.

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Date of birth
April 23rd, 1839
Date of death
August 26th, 1922 at age of 83


1. George Washington University Colleges/University

The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private, coeducational comprehensive university located in Washington, D.C. in the United States. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 9, 1821, as The Columbian College in the District of Columbia.

Institution info

Type Private university
2013. 1.38 bil. $
2011. 1.58 bil. $
Institution colors
February 9th, 1821
2121 Eye Street, NW, 20052 - Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C.
2012. 10,464
2010. 10,358
2009. 10,505
2012. 15,189
2010. 14,777
Acceptance rate
2011. 33.0 %
2010. 33.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 47.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
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