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Lawyer

George Miles Diven, American lawyer.

Background

Diven, George Miles was born on August 28, 1835 in Angelica, New York, United States. Son of Alexander S. and Amanda M. (Beers) Diven.

Education

Educated academic, Elmira, New York, private preparatory school, Geneva, New York. Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1857 (A.M.).

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1860. Director Elmira & Lake Ontario Railroad Company Was 6 years president Board of Education, Elmira. Trustee Supreme Court Law Library, Elmira.

One of founders (president 1891-1892) New York State Bar Association. Trustee Hamilton College, since 1874.

Connections

Married Lucy Minerva Brown, June 3, 1863 (died 1888).

father:
Alexander S. Diven

mother:
Amanda M. (Beers) Diven

spouse:
Lucy Minerva Brown