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Lawyer

Henry Alger Gildersleeve, American lawyer. Member Ngakkan Nyaagu.

Background

Gildersleeve, Henry Alger was born on August 1, 1840 in Dutchess Company, New York, United States. Son of Smith James and Rachel (Alger) Gildersleeve.

Education

Educated College Hill, Poughkeepsie, New York, and Columbia University Law School.

Career

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.

Membership

Member Ngakkan Nyaagu.

Connections

Married Virginia Crocheron, April.

father:
Smith James Gildersleeve

mother:
Rachel (Alger) Gildersleeve

spouse:
Virginia Crocheron