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Thomas Witter Chrystie, American lawyer.


Chrystie, Thomas Witter was born on August 23, 1902 in New York City. Son of Technology Ludlow and Sallie H. (Morrow) Chrystie.


Student Taft School, 1917-1920. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1924, Bachelor of Laws, 1926.


Institute Banking, 1926-1929. Admitted to New York bar, 1927, since practiced in New York City. Member Chrystie & Chrystie, 1932-1952, Webster Sheffield & Chrystie since 1952.

Director Woodmont Corporation, Detroit. Director Society for Promoting Gospel Among Seamen Port of New New York Trustee of Columbia University, Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut, 1947-1952. Chairman Columbia College, Council 1953-1954.


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Member Chrystie & Chrystie, 1932-1952, Webster Sheffield & Chrystie since 1952. Member Association Bar City of New York (exec committee 1950-1954), American Law Institute, American New York State bar associations, New York Law Institute (secretary since 1952), New York Company Lawyers Association, National Tax Association, Society Cincinnati, St. Nicholas Society, Pilgrims Association Columbia, College Alumni Association (president 1949-1951), Association Alumni Columbia Law School (past treasurer), Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Downtown Association, Columbia University (past secretary), Century, Shenorock Shore (Rye, New York.


Married Helen Duell, June 30, 1927. Children: Mabel Halliwell, Thomas Ludlow, World War II instructor.

T. Ludlow Chrystie

Sallie H. (Morrow) Chrystie

Helen Duell

Mabel Halliwell Chrystie

Thomas Ludlow Chrystie

World War II instr Chrystie