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Pruyn, John V. L. (John VanSchaick Lansing), 1811-1877

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Personal name headingPruyn, John V. L. (John VanSchaick Lansing), 1811-1877
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Variant(s)Pruyn, John VanSchaick Lansing, 1811-1877
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date18110622
Death date18771121
Place of birthAlbany (N.Y.)
Place of deathClifton Springs (N.Y.)
AffiliationMohawk and Hudson Rail Road Company
Mohawk and Hudson Rail Road Company
New York Central Railroad Company
University of the State of New York
New York (State). Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities
New York (State). State Board of Charities
Association for the Reform and Codification of the Law of Nations
Profession or occupationLawyers--New York
Legislators--New York
Legislators--United States
Legislators--United States
Found inHis Catalogue of books relating to the literature of the law, 1982: CIP t.p. (John V. L. Pruyn)
Pruyn, John VanSchaick Lansing. Catalogue of books relating to the literature of the law, 1901: title page (John V.L. Pruyn of Albany, N.Y.)
Who was who in America, 1607-1896: (Pruyn, John Van Schaick Lansing; congressman, university chancellor; born: Albany, N.Y., June 22, 1811; grad. Albany Acad., 1826; studied law in office of James King; admitted to N.Y. bar, 1831; examiner in chancery, 1833-1836, mastrer, 1936-1846; atty., counselor U.S. Supreme Court, 1848; director, Mohawk & Hudson R.R. Co., 1835-1838, 1843-45, atty and counsel, 1843; drew up consolidation agreement, became sec., treas., general counsel, N.Y. Central R.R., 1863-1866; member N.Y. state senate, 1861-1863; member U.S. House of Representatives from N.Y., 38th (1863-1865), 40th congresses (1867-1869); regent, University State N.Y., 1844-1862, chancellor 1862-1877; a founder of N.Y. State Bd. Charities, president, 1866-1877; member, Assn. Codification of Law of Nations; died: Clifton Springs, N.Y., Nov. 21, 1877; buried: Albany Rural Cemetery)
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