James Armstrong Blanchard, American judge. member of com; member com.
Blanchard, James Armstrong was born on August 16, 1845 in Jefferson Company, New York, United States. Son of Philip and Catharine (Drummond) Blanchard.
Bachelor of Arts, Ripon (Wisconsin) College, 1871, A.M., 1874. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia. 1873; (Doctor of Laws, Ripon, 1902).
Admitted to bar, 1873. In practice, New York, 1873-1899. Judge Court of General Sessions, 1899-1900.
Appointed, 1900, elected, 1901, justice Supreme Court New York. Term expired December 31, 1915. New York State vice president Republican League of the United States, 1888-1889.
President Republican Club, 1892. Member of committee of 30 that reorganized the Republican party in New York Company, and a member committee of 70, in 1894. Commissioner of Grand Boulevard and Concourse, 1895-1900.