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Sewell Tappan Tyng

Sewell Tappan Tyng, American lawyer, mining executive. Served in France in Ambulance Service, American Red Cross, and as Second lieutenant American Expeditionary Force, May 1917-September 1919; member Quetico-Superior Committee by President Roosevelt, 1934.; Member American Bar Association, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

  • Tyng, Sewell Tappan was born on April 30, 1895 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Sewell Tappan and Edith (Gale) Tyng.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Groton School, 1908-1914. Bachelor of Arts, Williams. College, 1917; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1923.

    Career

    • Admitted to New York bar, 1924. Associated with the firm of Larkin, Rathbone & Perry, 1923-1930, member firm, 1930-1932. On staff Special Prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey, 1935-1936.

      Member firm Searle, James & Tyng, 1936-1938. Assistant district attorney New York County, 1938-1939. President South American Mines Company and subsidiaries since September 1, 1939.

    Works

    • Author: Campaign of the Marne, 1914, public 1935. Contributor to military journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served in France in Ambulance Service, American Red Cross, and as Second lieutenant American Expeditionary Force, May 1917-September 1919. Member Quetico-Superior Committee by President Roosevelt, 1934. Member American Bar Association, Alpha Delta Phi.

    Clubs: University, River, Down Town Association, Harvard, Mining (all New York City).

    Connections

    • Married 3d, Virginia Bennett Crocker, July 14, 1943.
    • father: Sewell Tappan Tyng
    • mother: Edith (Gale) Tyng
    • spouse: Virginia Bennett Crocker
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    Born April 30, 1895
    Died March 7, 1946
    (aged 50)
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