G. Hilton Scribner
|Gilbert Hilton Scribner|
April 23, 1831|
Yonkers, New York
|Died||January 5, 1910
Yonkers, New York
|Title||Secretary of State of New York|
|Term||1872 to 1873|
|Predecessor||Homer Augustus Nelson|
|Successor||Diedrich Willers, Jr.|
|Relatives||Charles Scribner, cousin|
Gilbert Hilton Scribner (April 23, 1831 – January 5, 1910) was an American lawyer and politician who was Secretary of State of New York from 1872 to 1873. He was a fifth-cousin of the publisher Charles Scribner.
A resident of Yonkers, New York, he was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly (Westchester Co., 1st D.) in 1871. He was President of the Belt Line Street Railroad of New York. In 1884, he authored an article titled Where Did Life Begin? in Popular Science. He married Sarah Woodbury Pettingill (b. 1835).
He died at his residence "Inglehurst", on Pine Street, in Yonkers.
His daughter Sarah Marguerite (b. October 8, 1876) was an artist, poet and storywriter. She married (October 8, 1902) the third son of George Hamilton Frost, Edwin Hunt Frost (b. Chicago August 23, 1874).
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Homer Augustus Nelson
|New York Secretary of State
1872 - 1873
Diedrich Willers, Jr.