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Lawyer

Edwin H. Risley, American lawyer. Served as First lieutenant 117th New York Infantry.

Background

Risley, Edwin H. was born on February 5, 1842 in Madison, New York, United States. Son of Chauncey and Sophia (Brewer) Risley.

Education

Educated Williams Collegiate Institute, Westmoreland, New York.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1864. Practiced at Sherburne, New York, 1864-1865, since at Utica. Member firm of Risley & Love.

Admitted to practice in Supreme Court United States and 8 of the 9 districts of the United States Director Westmoreland Malleable Iron Company, Standard Harrow Company, Utica Southern Railroad Company, Utica Southtern Construction Company, Oriskany Hydro-Electric Company Trustee Colgate University, Home for Homeless (Utica).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Genealogy of the Descendants of Richard Risley, of New Town (Cambridge), Massachusetts, and of Hartford, Connecticut.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant 117th New York Infantry.

Connections

Married Harriet A. Metcalf, of Westmoreland, June 20, 1866.

father:
Chauncey Risley

mother:
Sophia (Brewer) Risley

spouse:
Harriet A. Metcalf