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Lawyer

Austen George Fox, American lawyer. member Committee of 15, 1901; member of New York State Board Law Examiners (past president).

Background

Fox, Austen George was born on September 7, 1849 in New York City. Son of George Henry and Hannah C. (Austen) Fox.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1869, Bachelor of Laws, 1871.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1872. Special assistant district attorney in prosecution police officials after Lexow committee investigation, New York, 1894-1896. Counsel for defense, Sulzer Impeachment Trial, 1913.

Counsel opposing confirmation of appointment of Louis D. Brandeis to Supreme Court of the United States, 1916. Citizens’ Union nominee for district attorney, 1897. Member Committee of 15, 1901.

Chairman Committee of 9, police problem, 1905. Vice chairman Anti-Imperialistic League, 1899. Vice president Association Opposed to 18th Amendment.

Member of New York State Board Law Examiners (past president). Home: Wickford, R.I.

Membership

Member Committee of 15, 1901. Member of New York State Board Law Examiners (past president).

Connections

Married Alice Hoppin, 1877.

father:
George Henry Fox

mother:
Hannah C. (Austen) Fox

spouse:
Alice Hoppin