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Garret James Garretson, American judge. Member commission appointed by Governor Morton to frame Greater New York charter, 1896.

Background

Garretson, Garret James was born on July 16, 1847 in Newtown, New York, United States. Son of Review Garret I. and Catherine (Rapalie) Garretson.

Education

Educated Flushing Institute, Long Island, New York. Admitted to bar, 1869.

Career

Was many years president Newtown, New York, board of education. School commissioner Queens County, New York, 1873-1875. Surrogate, 1880; company judge, 1885-1896.

Justice of Supreme Court of the New York, 1896-1917.

Membership

Member commission appointed by Governor Morton to frame Greater New York charter, 1896.

Connections

Married Eliza L. Eastman, September 20, 1876 (died, December 17, 1888). Married second, Sara Wilson, June 30, 1897.

father:
Review Garret I. Garretson

mother:
Catherine (Rapalie) Garretson

spouse:
Eliza L. Eastman

spouse:
Sara Wilson