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Alexander Smith Johnson

Alexander Smith Johnson, American jurist. member of New York State Commision on Appeals, 1873.

Background

  • Johnson, Alexander Smith was born on July 30, 1817 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Alexander B. and Abigail (Adams) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Yale, 1835. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1859.

    Career

    • Admitted to the bar, 1838. Judge New York Court of Appeals, 1851-1859, 73-74, chief judge, 1858-1859. Practiced law, Utica, 1859-1873.

      Member of New York State Commision on Appeals, 1873. United States circuit judge 2d Judicial Circuit, 1875. Regent University State New York.

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    Member of New York State Commision on Appeals, 1873.

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    • Married Catherine Crysler, November 1852, 4 children.
    • father: Alexander B. Johnson
    • mother: Abigail (Adams) Johnson
    • spouse: Catherine Crysler
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    Born July 30, 1817
    Died January 26, 1878
    (aged 60)
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