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Alfred Wagstaff, American lawyer. member of New York Assembly, 1867-1874, Senate, 1876-1880.

Background

Wagstaff, Alfred was born in March 1844 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Alfred and Sarah Platt (Du Bois) Wagstaff.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, 1866.

Career

Captain, major and colonel 16th Regiment N.G.S.N.Y., 1863-1864. Lieutenant colonel 15th Regiment N.G.S.N.Y. in service of the United States, July 1864. Maj 91st New York Veterinary Vols., 1864-July 1865.

Chief of staff 3d Division 5th Army Corps, July 1865. Colonel and aide-de-camp on staff of governor, 1867-1869. Admitted to bar, 1866.

Member of New York Assembly, 1867-1874, Senate, 1876-1880. President New York & Brooklyn Bridge Company. Clerk Court of Common Pleas, New York, 1892-1895.

Clerk appellate div. Supreme Court 1st department, since 1896. President American Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals, since 1906. President New York Association Protection of Game.

Trustee Samaritan Home for the Aged.

Membership

Member of New York Assembly, 1867-1874, Senate, 1876-1880.

Connections

Married Mary A. Barnard, March 1880.

father:
Alfred Wagstaff

mother:
Sarah Platt (Du Bois) Wagstaff

spouse:
Mary A. Barnard