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Rocellus Sheridan Guernsey, American lawyer, author. member).

Background

Guernsey, Rocellus Sheridan was born on April 10, 1836 in Otsego Company, New York, United States. Son of Richard and Orillia (De Les Dernier) Guernsey.

Education

Educated district school, Westford, New York, to 1852. Learned printing business. Studied law, 1853-1859.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1859, Supreme Court of the United States, 1863. Literature editor New York Law Register, 1873-1884. Editor Monthly Law Bulletin, 1878-1883, Monthly Law Record, 1896, Journal of the Telegraph, 1881-1883.

Collaborator The Sanitarian, Brooklyn, 1901-1904. Trustee American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society (honorary member). Author: Taxation of Water, 1901.

Utilitarian Principles of Taxation, 1902. Religious Liberty in Colonial New York, 1902. Introduction to the History of Treaty at Ghent, 1903.

Taxation of Mortgages and Savings Banks, 1905. Tariff Reform and Taxation for Revenue, 1909. Retired, 1911. Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Taxation of Water, 1901. Utilitarian Principles of Taxation, 1902. Religious Liberty in Colonial New York, 1902.

      Introduction to the History of Treaty at Ghent, 1903. Taxation of Mortgages and Savings Banks, 1905. Tariff Reform and Taxation for Revenue, 1909.

      Retired, 1911.

Membership

Member).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Dunlop, January 2, 1877.

father:
Richard Guernsey

mother:
Orillia (De Les Dernier) Guernsey

spouse:
Elizabeth Dunlop