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George Van Santvoord, American lawyer. member of New York Assembly from Columbia County, 1852, from Rensselaer County, 1856.

Background

Santvoord, George Van was born on December 8, 1819 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Staats Van Santvoord.

Education

Graduate Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1841.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1844. Practiced law, Lafayette, Indiana, 1844-1846, Kinderhook, New York, 1846-1851. Partner of David L. Seymour, Troy, New York, 1852-1859, of Benjamin Hall, Troy, 1859-1863.

Member of New York Assembly from Columbia County, 1852, from Rensselaer County, 1856. District attorney Rensselaer County, 1860-1863. Author: Indiana Justice, 1845.

A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions under the New York Code of Procedure, 1852. The Study of Law as a Science, 1856. Sketches of the Lives and Judicial Services of the Chief Justices of the United States, 1859.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Indiana Justice, 1845. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions under the New York Code of Procedure, 1852. The Study of Law as a Science, 1856.

      Sketches of the Lives and Judicial Services of the Chief Justices of the United States, 1859.

Membership

Member of New York Assembly from Columbia County, 1852, from Rensselaer County, 1856.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Van Schaack, 1 son, Seymour.

father:
Staats Van Santvoord. Santvoord

spouse:
Elizabeth Van Schaack