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Hiram Roswell Steele, Canadian lawyer. member La.

Background

Steele, Hiram Roswell was born on July 10, 1842 in Stanstead, Canada. Son of Sanford and Mary (Hinman) Steele.

Education

Academic education, St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Captain Company K, 10th Vermont Infantry, August 12, 1862. Bvtd. major vols., December 19, 1865, “for faithful services in subsistence department”.

Honorary mustered out, January 4, 1866.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1868. Judge Parish Court, Louisiana, 1868-1872. Judge Superior Criminal Court, New Orleans, 1875-1876.

District attorney, Louisiana, 1872-1875. Assistant attorney general of Louisiana, 1875. Member Louisiana Constitutional convs., 1868, 79.

In law practice at New York, since 1890. Senior, Steele, DeFriese & Steele. Trustee New York Life Insurance Company, South Brooklyn Savings Institution District attorney Kings Company, 1899.

Membership

Member La.

Connections

Married Mary E. Porter, September 19, 1877.

father:
Sanford Steele

mother:
Mary (Hinman) Steele

spouse:
Mary E. Porter