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Samuel Howell Grey, American lawyer. member Constitutional Commission, 1873, president same 1894; member Republican State Executive Committee, 1868-1871.

Background

Grey, Samuel Howell was born on April 6, 1836 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Philip James and Sarah Woolston (Stephens) Grey.

Education

Educated private schools. Studied law under Honorary Abraham Browning.

Career

Charles C. Potts, Esq., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Admitted as attorney, 1857. As counselor, 1861; has taken part in notable trial. Was counsel for House of Assembly, in securing conviction of Prison Keeper Patrick H. Laverty, in impeachment proceedings, 1886.

Established constitutionality of Local Option law before Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1888. And was counsel for Maurice A. Rogers in suit before Supreme Court in which his client was declared the duly elected president of New Jersey Senate. Presidential elector, New Jersey, 1872, 1896.

Member Constitutional Commission, 1873, president same 1894. Prosecutor of pleas for Company of Cape May, 1866-1873. Member Republican State Executive Committee, 1868-1871.

Attorney-general New Jersey, 1897-1902. Director Camden Safe Deposit and Trust Company, W. Jersey Title and Guarantee Company and Camden Fire Insurance Company Address: Camden, New Jersey.

Membership

Member Constitutional Commission, 1873, president same 1894. Member Republican State Executive Committee, 1868-1871.

Connections

Married September 25, 1862, Julia H. Potts, d.

father:
Philip James Grey

mother:
Sarah Woolston (Stephens) Grey

spouse:
September 25