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Crandall Melvin

lawyer , banker.

Crandall Melvin, American lawyer, banker.


Melvin, Crandall was born on April 6, 1889 in Euclid, New York, United States. Son of Asel J. and Mae (Soule) Melvin.


Bachelor of Arts Syracuse University, 1911, Bachelor of Laws, 1913.


1 son, Crandall. Admitted New York bar, 1913. Practised in Syracuse from 1913, Melvin & Melvin from 1921. Instructor law of torts, Syracuse College Law, 1915-1917, 1919-1925.

Chairman Merchants. National Bank & Trust Company of Syracuse. Director Companion Life Insurance Company.


Member Judicial Council New York State. Director New York State Council Churches, Syracuse Chapter Red Cross, Technology. Member Syracuse Chamber of Commerce.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Onondaga County Bar Association (president 1933-1934), New York State Bankers Association (president 1958-1959), American Arbitration Association Panel, S.A.R., Newcomen Society N.A., American Bankers Association (economics advisory council), Phi Gamma Delta (nat. treasurer), Phi Delta Phi, American Legion, 40 & 8, Scabbard & Blade, Rotary. Mason.; Clubs: Onon Golf and Country, University, Citizens, Century, Liederkranz.


Married Elizann Hunter, June 14, 1923 (died 1926). Married second, Gertrude Christman, September 29, 1927.

Asel J. Melvin

Mae (Soule) Melvin

Elizann Hunter

Gertrude Christman