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Edgar Montgomery Cullen, American judge.

Background

Cullen, Edgar Montgomery was born on December 4, 1843 in Brooklyn. Son of Doctor Henry J. and Eliza (McCue) Cullen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1860, A.M., 1863, Doctor of Laws, 1892. Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1905, and Harvard University, 1915. Unmarried. Second Lieutenant 1st United States Infantry, March 24, 1862.

First lieutenant, September 29, 1863. Colonel 96th New York Infantry, December 26, 1862. Honorary mustered out of volunteer service, March 21, 1865.

Resigned from United States of America, April 9, 1865.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1867. Assistant district attorney, 1872-1875. Engineer-in-chief, with rank of brigadier general on staff of Governor Tilden, 1875.

Justice Supreme Court of the New York, 1880-December 31, 1913, when retired by law. Was associate judge Court of Appeals, 1900-1904, chief judge on nomination of both parties, November 1904-December 1913.

Connections

father:
Doctor Henry J. Cullen

mother:
Eliza (McCue) Cullen