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Lawyer

Augustus Van Wyck, American lawyer. member State Democratic Committee of New York, many years; Member standing committee Episcopal Church Diocese of L.I.

Background

Wyck, Augustus Van was born on October 14, 1850 in New York, United States. Son of Honorary William and Lydia A. (Maverick) V.

Education

Preparatory education, Phillips Exeter Academy, N.H. Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1864, A.M.

Career

Judge Superior City Court of Brooklyn, 1884-1896. Justice Supreme Court of the New York, 1896-1898. Member State Democratic Committee of New York, many years.

Delegate numerous Democratic nat., city and district convs. President Kings County General Committee, 1882. Democratic candidate for government of New York against Theodore Roosevelt, 1898.

Grand master Zeta Psi Fraternity of North America, 1882. President New York Association of Zeta Psi, 1913. President Holland Society New York, 1892, 1919-1920.

President University of North Carolina Alumni Association of New York, 1900-1913. Trustee and president N.E. Society, Brooklyn.

Membership

Member State Democratic Committee of New York, many years. Member standing committee Episcopal Church Diocese of L.I.

Connections

Married Leila G. Wilkins.

father:
Honorary William V.

mother:
Lydia A. (Maverick) V.

spouse:
Leila G. Wilkins.