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Sewell Tappan Tyng

lawyer , mining executive.

Sewell Tappan Tyng, American lawyer, mining executive. Served in France in Ambulance Service, American Red Cross, and as Second lieutenant American Expeditionary Force, May 1917-September 1919; member Quetico-Superior Committee by President Roosevelt, 1934.; Member American Bar Association, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Tyng, Sewell Tappan was born on April 30, 1895 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Sewell Tappan and Edith (Gale) Tyng.

Education

Preparatory education Groton School, 1908-1914. Bachelor of Arts, Williams. College, 1917; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1923.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1924. Associated with the firm of Larkin, Rathbone & Perry, 1923-1930, member firm, 1930-1932. On staff Special Prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey, 1935-1936.

Member firm Searle, James & Tyng, 1936-1938. Assistant district attorney New York County, 1938-1939. President South American Mines Company and subsidiaries since September 1, 1939.

Works

  • Author: Campaign of the Marne, 1914, public 1935. Contributor to military journals.

Membership

Served in France in Ambulance Service, American Red Cross, and as Second lieutenant American Expeditionary Force, May 1917-September 1919. Member Quetico-Superior Committee by President Roosevelt, 1934. Member American Bar Association, Alpha Delta Phi.

Clubs: University, River, Down Town Association, Harvard, Mining (all New York City).

Connections

Married 3d, Virginia Bennett Crocker, July 14, 1943.

father:
Sewell Tappan Tyng

mother:
Edith (Gale) Tyng

spouse:
Virginia Bennett Crocker