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Wyllys Stetson Newcomb, American lawyer. Member New York Bar Association, Bar Association City New York.

Background

Newcomb, Wyllys Stetson was born on September 4, 1907 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. Son of Josiah Turner and Emily Louise (Stetson) Newcomb.

Education

Student Fessenden School, West Newton, Massachusetts, 1920-1921, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1921-1926. Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1934.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1935. Associate Hunges, Scherman & Dwight, 1934-1937, Dwight, Harris, Koegel & Caskey, 1937-1942. Assistant district attorney New York Company, 1944-1949.

Special assistant attorney general, New York State, 1951-1953, United States 1953-1957. Member firm Newcomb & Cantor, 1952-1959. Royall, Koegel & Rogers and predecessor firms, 1960-1968.

Director Northeastern Life Insurance Company.

Membership

Member New York Bar Association, Bar Association City New York. Clubs: Williams (New York City).

Connections

Married Frances Annette League, August 12, 1944. Children: Wyllys Stetson, Thomason League, Josiah Turner, Charles Francis.

father:
Josiah Turner Newcomb

mother:
Emily Louise (Stetson) Newcomb

spouse:
Frances Annette League

child:
Wyllys Stetson Newcomb

child:
Charles Francis Newcomb

child:
Thomason League Newcomb

child:
Josiah Turner Newcomb