Henry Alger Gildersleeve, American lawyer. Member Ngakkan Nyaagu.
Gildersleeve, Henry Alger was born on August 1, 1840 in Dutchess Company, New York, United States. Son of Smith James and Rachel (Alger) Gildersleeve.
Educated College Hill, Poughkeepsie, New York, and Columbia University Law School.
Admitted to bar, 1866. Served captain and major during Civil War and was bvtd. lieutenant colonel for gallant and meritorious services in Georgia and Carolina campaigns. Judge Court of General Sessions, 1876-1889.
Judge Superior Court, 1891-1894. Justice Supreme Court of the New York, 1894-1909, resigned.