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John B. Riley

lawyer , mayor

John B. Riley, American lawyer, mayor. member Riley & Gordon; member Board Edn.

Background

Riley, John B. was born on November 9, 1852 in Schuyler Falls, New York, United States. Son of Edward S. and Catherine (Smith) Riley.

Education

Educated Plattsburg (New York) Academy.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1879, and began practice in Plattsburg. Member Riley & Gordon. School commissioner Clinton County, New York, 1875-1881.

Mayo. of Plattsburg, 1883-1884. Superintendent Indiana schools of the United States, 1885-1888. Chief examiner New York State Civ.

Service Commission, 1888-1893. American consul-general, Ottawa, Canada, 1893-1897. Corporate Counsel, Plattsburg, 1902-1903.

Company judge, Clinton Company, 1910-1912. Superintendent New York state prisons, May 1912-January, 1916. President board of managers Plattsburg State Normal School, 1900.

Member Board Education, Plattsburg.

Membership

Member Riley & Gordon. Member Board Edn.

Connections

Married A. Genevieve Desmond, September 25, 1883.

father:
Edward S. Riley

mother:
Catherine (Smith) Riley

spouse:
A. Genevieve Desmond