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Ceylon Harris Lewis, American lawyer. member Lewis & Crowley; Member New York Constitutional Convention, 1894, State Board Tax Commissioners, 1905, 06, State Board Social Welfare, 1915-1935. Trustee Colgate University, 1899-1926.

Background

Lewis, Ceylon Harris was born on December 6, 1849 in Tully, New York, United States. Son of Osymandus and Caroline A. (Harris) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1873, and A.M., 1876, Doctor of Laws, 1914.

Career

Assistant district attorney, 1881-1883, district attorney, 1884-1886, Onondaga County. Practiced at Syracuse. since 1877. Member Lewis & Crowley.

Vice president Merchants National Bank & Trust Company.

Membership

Member Lewis & Crowley. Member New York Constitutional Convention, 1894, State Board Tax Commissioners, 1905, 06, State Board Social Welfare, 1915-1935. Trustee Colgate University, 1899-1926.

Clubs: Citizens’, University, Skaneateles Country.

Connections

Married Jennie M. Heffron, July 6, 1876 (died 1900). Children: Robert H., Edmund H. Was admitted to bar, 1877.

father:
Osymandus Lewis

mother:
Caroline A. (Harris) Lewis

spouse:
Jennie M. Heffron

child:
Robert H. Lewis

child:
Edmund H. Was admitted to bar Lewis

child:
1877 Lewis