Henry Purcell, American judge. member Watertown Board of Education.
Purcell, Henry was born on October 13, 1848 in Wilna, New York, United States. Son of Michael and Susan (Keon) Purcell.
Graduate Antwerp (New York) Academy.
Began practice at Watertown, 1876. Local counsel for New York City&Hassaram Rijhumal R.R., 1897-1914, except 1911, when on bench. Trustee Jefferson County Savings Bank.
Secretary and director Harmon Machine Company School commissioner, Jefferson County, New York, 1873-1875 inclusive. Recorder, Watertown, 1882-1885, city attorney, 1887-1888. Member Watertown Board of Education, 1887-1897.
County judge, Jefferson County, by appointment of Governor Flower, 1892. Justice Supreme Court of the New York, 1911. Justice Supreme Court, February 24, since 1914.