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George Alden Benton, American judge. Mason.

Background

Benton, George Alden was born on May 7, 1848 in Tolland, Connecticut, United States. Son of A. L. and Louise (Alden) Benton.

Education

Student Williams College, 2 years. Bachelor of Arts, Cornell, 1871. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1874.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1874, and practiced at Rochester. District attorney, 1886-1892, surrogate, 1895-1905. Company judge, 1906, Monroe County, New York.

Justice Supreme Court of the New York, 7th District, for term 1907-1918. Retired by age, January 31, 1918. Appointed official referee, January 1919.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Catharine Westerdeck, July 8, 1892.

father:
Azariah Lathrop Benton - United States of America

He also had ancestors who fought in the American Revolutionary War.

mother:
Louise White Alden - United States of America

She had relatives fought in the American Revolutionary War.

spouse:
Catharine Westerdeck