|Member of the New York Senate
from the 23rd district
January 1, 1915 – December 31, 1918
|Preceded by||George A. Blauvelt|
|Succeeded by||John J. Dunnigan|
|1st Borough President of Staten Island|
January 1, 1898 – December 31, 1913
|Preceded by||None (office created)|
|Succeeded by||Charles J. McCormack|
July 3, 1860
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Died||September 17, 1934
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Hermine de Rouville|
|Alma mater||Yale University
Columbia Law School
George Cromwell (July 3, 1860 – September 17, 1934) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
He was the son of Henry Bowman Cromwell, founder of the Cromwell Shipping Line, and Sarah (Seaman) Cromwell. He attended Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, and graduated from Yale College in 1883. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1886, and practiced law with the firm of Elihu Root until 1889. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Richmond County) in 1888.
He was a member of the New York State Senate (23rd D.) from 1915 to 1918, sitting in the 138th, 139th, 140th and 141st New York State Legislatures. On June 1, 1915, he married Hermine de Rouville, a member of the noted Hertel de Rouville family of Quebec. They had no children.
- Official New York from Cleveland to Hughes by Charles Elliott Fitch (Hurd Publishing Co., New York and Buffalo, 1911, Vol. IV; pg. 324)
- CROMWELL PUT ON THE FUSION SLATE in NYT on September 29, 1909
- JUNE COMES WITH A TRAIL OF BRIDES; Cromwell—DE Rouville in NYT on June 2, 1915
- CROMWELL DROPS POLITICS in NYT on August 4, 1918
- GEORGE CROMWELL DEAD AT AGE OF 74 in NYT on September 18, 1934 (subscription required)
- Yale University Obituary Record (1934–1935; pg. 47)
- Staten Island: Isle of the Bay by Margaret Lundrigan (The Making of America series, Arcadia Publishing, 2004; pg.111; ISBN 0-7385-2443-3)
|New York Assembly|
Edward A. Moore
|New York State Assembly
Hubbard R. Yetman
|Borough President of Richmond
Charles J. McCormack
|New York State Senate|
George A. Blauvelt
|New York State Senate
John J. Dunnigan