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Abraham Riker Lawrence, American lawyer. Member Constitutional Convention, 1867.

Background

Lawrence, Abraham Riker was born on September 19, 1832 in New York, United States. Son of John L. and Sarah A. Lawrence.

Education

Educated private school. Read law with his father and others and admitted to bar, 1853.

Career

Member Constitutional Convention, 1867. Democratic candidate for mayor New York, 1872. Justice Supreme Court of the New York, January 1, 1874-December 31, 1901.

Resumed law practice. Official referee to Supreme Court of the New York, September since 1911. Home: New York, New York.

Membership

Member Constitutional Convention, 1867.

Connections

Married Eliza W. Miner, January 5, 1860.

father:
John L.

mother:
Sarah A. Lawrence

spouse:
Eliza W. Miner