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Henry Wayland Hill, American lawyer. Member American and New York bar associations, Bibliophile Society of Boston; member Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: University.

Background

Hill, Henry Wayland was born on November 13, 1853 in Isle La Motte, Vermont, United States. Son of Dyer and Martha P. (Hall) Hill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Vermont, 1876, A.M., 1881 (Doctor of Laws, 1900).

Career

Practiced at Buffalo, since 1884. Member of New York Constitutional Convention, 1894. Member of New York Assembly, 1896-1900, Senate since 1900.

Commissioner and secretary New York Lake Champlain Tercentennary Commission. Director State Normal School (Buffalo). Vice president New York State Waterways Association.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of many general laws and constitutional provisions of New York Contributor article, “Waterways,” to Encyclopedia Americana. Author of “An Historical Review of Waterways and Canal Construction in New York,” etc.

Membership

Member American and New York bar associations, Bibliophile Society of Boston. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Club: University.

Connections

Married Harriet Augusta Smith, of Swanton, Vermont, August 11, 1880.

father:
Dyer Hill

mother:
Martha P. (Hall) Hill

spouse:
Harriet Augusta Smith