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 Jacob Van Vechten Olcott

Jacob Van Vechten Olcott

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 1 Jun 1940 (aged 84)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 207, Lot 33036
Memorial ID 3913 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in New York City, he attended New York City College, graduated from the Columbia Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced the practice of law in New York City in 1881. He was a member of the Civil Service Commission of New York City, (1895-97), plus trustee and vice president of St. Luke’s Hospital, New York City. In 1905, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses, serving until 1911. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he continued the practice of law in New York City, until his death at age 84.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3913
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Van Vechten Olcott (17 May 1856–1 Jun 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3913, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .