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George Nelson Kennedy
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1822
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1901
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Father George Kennedy, Sr.

Cause of death: uremia

He became a student under Edmund Aikin, attorney of Marcellus and was admitted to practice in the court of common please of Onondaga County in 1842 and the supreme court in 1844. He moved to Syracuse in 1854 where he became a partner of Charles B. Sedgwick and Charles Andrews. He was elected state senator in November 1867 to represent the 22nd district, which was Onondaga and Cortland counties and re-elected four times. He was chairman of the committee on salt and one privileges and elections and a member of the committee on municipal affairs, Indian affairs, salt, the erection and division of towns and counties and others. He was elected justice of the supreme court of the fifth district of New York on November 6, 1884 and served until 1893 when he retired.
He married Ann Jeanette Tefft, daughter of Lake I. Tefft a physician, who died in 1884.

Family links: 
  Ann Jenette Tefft Kennedy (1824 - 1885)
  Lizzie F. Kennedy (1856 - 1868)*
  Jessie B. Kennedy (1866 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 24 plot 98
Created by: Diane LM
Record added: May 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89962098
George Nelson Kennedy
Added by: TS Lundberg (Sternburg)
George Nelson Kennedy
Added by: Diane LM
George Nelson Kennedy
Added by: Diane LM
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