The New Student's Reference Work/Story, Joseph
Sto′ry, Joseph, an American jurist, was born at Marblehead, Mass., Sept. 18, 1779. He was a graduate of Harvard. He was in the legislature in 1805, and in 1808 entered Congress. He was made a judge in the supreme court of the United States in 1811, holding the position for 34 years. In 1829 he became a professor in Harvard Law-School. He was an authority on all legal questions in the United States, his Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, The Conflict of Laws and Equity Jurisprudence being very valuable. He died at Cambridge, Mass., Sept 10, 1845. See Life by his son.