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Charles Crooke Suydam, American lawyer. Member Loyal Legion, Holland Society.

Background

Suydam, Charles Crooke was born on June 15, 1836 in New York, United States. Son of Henry and Almira (Van Nostrand) Suydam.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1856, A.M., 1859. Studied law in office of Kent, Eaton & Davis, New York.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1858. Served Union Army, in Civil War, August, 1861-November, 1864, First lieutenant 5th New York Cavalry. Captain and Lieutenant-colonel (chief of staff, 4th Army Corps, General Keyes).

Lieutenant-colonel 3d New Jersey Cavalry, 1964. Counsel for United States Government before American Spanish Commission, 1882. Associate counsel United States Government before Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, 1882-1885.

Membership

Member Loyal Legion, Holland Society.

Connections

Married Eliza Gracie Halsey, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, April.

father:
Henry Suydam

mother:
Almira (Van Nostrand) Suydam

spouse:
Eliza Gracie Halsey