Abbey, Charles Peters

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Charles Peters Abbey, Soundex Code A100, Attorney;

born: Chicago, Tuesday, May 23, 1865;

son of: Frederick J. and Mary Abbey nee Peters;

educated: University of Chicago; A.B., Northwestern University, 1889; Chicago College of Law, 1891;

married: Julia N. Abbey nee: Julia N. Trimmer Chicago, Wednesday, November 21, 1894;

children: Kathryn Trimmer Abbey, Stuart Clark Abbey.

Admitted to The Bar, 1891;

member of the law firm of Millard & Abbey, 1896,

firm changed name in 1901 to Millard, Abbey & Millard,

and on Saturday, April 1, 1905, became member of the law firm of Dolph, Buell & Abbey;

member of renamed Buell & Abbey since Saturday, August 1, 1908.


Member of:

The American Bar Association,

The Illinois State Bar Association,

The Chicago Bar Association (secretary, February, 1904-December, 1907; 1st vice pres., December, 1907-June, 1909),

The Chicago Law Institute,

The Law Club,

Phi Beta Kappa, (Northwestern University)

Art Institute of Chicago.

Freemasons, Park Lodge No. 843,

Knights Templar

Shriners (Medinah Temple);

Loyal Legion

Clubs: University Club

Hamilton Club,

Indian Hill Country Club,

Birchwood Country Club.

Recreation: Golf.

Office: Tribune Building

Home: 7625 N. Sheridan Road, Rogers Park, circa 1910 to 1917.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1911, Book of Chicagoans, 1917.

Herringshaws city 1919 page 33.

Charles Peters Abbey, Attorney-at-Law of 7 S. Dearborn Street, was born Tuesday, May 23, 1863, in Chicago, Illinois. He was educated at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and Chicago College of Law. Since 1891 he has practiced his profession in Chicago. In 1907-9 he was Vice-President of the Chicago Bar Association. He is a member of the University Club and Hamilton Club.


The house of Charles Peters Abbey, 7625 N. Sheridan Road, is plate 58 in the Book of the North Shore.

RPWRHS photo B060-058 shows the residence of Charles Peters Abbey at 7625 N. Sheridan Road, circa 1910.