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Hugh Ross Elwyn was American judge. Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1947, United States Supreme Court 1961.

Background

Elwyn, Hugh Ross was born on August 4, 1914 in Woodstock, New York, United States. Son of George Hiram and Hazel (Lowther) Elwyn.

Education

AB, Union College, Schenectady, 1935. Juris Doctor, Albany Law School, Union University, 1939.

Career

Special judge City Court, Kingston, New York, 1962—1963. Judge Family Court, Ulster County, 1963—1983. With United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1947, United States Supreme Court 1961.

Membership

Trustee Kingston City Library., 1960—1963. President Mid-Hudson Library. Association, 1960—1963.

Member of American Bar Association, Bass River Golf Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Justinian Society, Kingston C. of Chamber (board directors 1963-1964), Ulster County Bar Association (president 1960-1961), Family Court Judge's Association (board directors 1979-1982), American Judicature Society, National Council Juvenile Court Judges, New York State Bar Association, Wiltwyck Golf (Kingston) 1954-1957, Masons, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Gertrude Louise Kleine, December 31, 1941. 1 child Jeffrey.

father:
George Hiram Elwyn

mother:
Hazel (Lowther) Elwyn

spouse:
Gertrude Louise Kleine

child:
Jeffrey Elwyn