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 Sanford Henry Steele

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Sanford Henry Steele

Birth
Stanstead, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 19 Dec 1920 (aged 73)
Pinehurst, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 24458, Section 146
Memorial ID 58034594 View Source
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Attorney and Business Executive. He was educated in Derby, Vermont, and worked as a clerk in Derby Line’s village post office when his brother Benjamin served as Postmaster. He taught school in Vermont and Quebec, attended St. Mary’s College in Montreal, and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1870. He then spent a year in Washington, DC as a Clerk for the US House of Representatives while attending law school at Columbian University (now George Washington University). He completed his legal studies in the office of his brother Benjamin, attained admission to the bar in 1872, and began to practice in New York City. He later served as Counsel for the General Chemical Company, and he was the company’s president from 1910 to 1915. After retiring as President, he continued to serve on the company’s Board of Directors and resumed work as its General Counsel, and served in both positions until his death.


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  • Maintained by: Athanatos
  • Originally Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
  • Added: 1 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58034594
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/58034594/sanford-henry-steele : accessed ), memorial page for Sanford Henry Steele (26 Nov 1847–19 Dec 1920), Find a Grave Memorial ID 58034594, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .