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Lawyer

Frederic H. Betts, American lawyer. Member Republican Company Committee, City and Company of New York, 1884-1885, Citizens Committee of 50, 1882, Citizens’ Committee of 100, 1883, People’s Municipal League, 1890-1891.

Background

Betts, Frederic H. was born on March 8, 1843 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of Honorary Frederick J. and Mary Ward (Scoville) Betts.

Education

Colonial and revolutionary ancestry on both sides). Graduate Russell’s Military Academy, 1860, Yale, Bachelor of Arts, 1864, A.M., 1867, Doctor of Laws, 1901. Graduate Columbia Law School, 1866.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1866. Has been counsel Edison Electric Light Company, American Bell Telephone Сompany, Westinghouse Air Brake Company, City of New York, Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, Electric Accumulator Company, Western Union Telegraph Company, and many other important corporations and individuals. Lecturer on patent law in law department, Yale University, 1874-1885.

Membership

Member Republican Company Committee, City and Company of New York, 1884-1885, Citizens Committee of 50, 1882, Citizens’ Committee of 100, 1883, People’s Municipal League, 1890-1891.

Connections

Married Louise Holbrook, October 16, 1867.

father:
Honorary Frederick J. Betts

mother:
Mary Ward (Scoville) Betts

spouse:
Louise Holbrook