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Lawyer

Alfred Ronald Conkling, lawyer. member of New York Board Aldermen, 1887-1888; Member New York Assembly, 1892-1895.

Background

Conkling, Alfred Ronald was born on September 28, 1850 in at New York. Son of Frederick A. and Eleonora R. Conkling.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1870. 1 semester at Berlin. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1879.

Admitted to New York bar, 1879.

Career

Eastman Johnson, of New York, April 9, 1896. Traveled over Europe and the East, 1872-1874. United States geologist with United States Engineer Corps, 1875-1877.

Crossed the plains thrice. Member of New York Board Aldermen, 1887-1888. Climbed the high Alps, Mont Blanc, etc., and visited chief cities to study their form of government.

Traveled up the Nile, 1896.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Guide to Mexico, 1884. Life and Letters of Roscoe Conkling, 1889. City Government in the United States, 1894.

      Handbook for Voters, 1894. Contributor to Geological Reports, articles in New York Tribune, Evening Post and Herald, 1875-1907.

Membership

Member of New York Board Aldermen, 1887-1888. Member New York Assembly, 1892-1895.

Connections

Married Ethel, d.

father:
Frederick A.

mother:
Eleonora R. Conkling

spouse:
Ethel