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Lawyer

John Hampden Dougherty, American lawyer. member Prichard, Smith & Dougherty, later Smith & Dougherty, 1884-1898, Dougherty, Olcott & Tenney, 1902-1908; member of New York City charter revision commissions, 1907, 08 and retained by city to revise charter (proposed in 1911).

Background

Dougherty, John Hampden was born on December 17, 1849 in New York City. Son of Charles H. and Elizabeth (Taylor) Dougherty.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College City of New York, 1871. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1874. College Physicians and Surgical.

Career

Practiced with Man & Parsons, 1874-1879. Member Prichard, Smith & Dougherty, later Smith & Dougherty, 1884-1898, Dougherty, Olcott & Tenney, 1902-1908. Now practicing alone.

Has appeared before congressional coms. in opposition to ship subsidy bills, also in various investigations. Receiver D. Appleton & Company, publications, 1900. Prominent in campaigns for reform in New York municipal elections.

Commissioner water supply, gas, and electricity under Mayor Low. Member of New York City charter revision commissions, 1907, 08 and retained by city to revise charter (proposed in 1911). Active in Democratic nat. and New York State campaigns.

Trustee Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute Author: The Electoral System of the United States, 1906. Power of Federal Judiciary over Legislation, 1912. Constitutional History of New York State, 1911 and 1915.

Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Electoral System of the United States, 1906. Power of Federal Judiciary over Legislation, 1912. Constitutional History of New York State, 1911 and 1915.

Membership

Member Prichard, Smith & Dougherty, later Smith & Dougherty, 1884-1898, Dougherty, Olcott & Tenney, 1902-1908. Member of New York City charter revision commissions, 1907, 08 and retained by city to revise charter (proposed in 1911).

Connections

Married Alice Hill, May 25, 1876.

father:
Charles H. Dougherty

mother:
Elizabeth (Taylor) Dougherty

spouse:
Alice Hill