Julian B. Erway

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Julian B. Erway (March 17, 1899 – January 9, 1970) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was born on March 17, 1899, in Groton, Tompkins County, New York. He attended the district school, and for one year Groton High School. During World War I he served as a private in the United States Marine Corps. After the war, he went to Cortland High School to finish his high school course. He graduated from Albany Law School and practiced law in Albany. He married Genevieve Ryan, but they had no children.[1]

Erway was elected on November 4, 1941, to the New York State Senate (30th D.), to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Erastus Corning 2nd, and took his seat in the 163rd New York State Legislature in January 1942. He was re-elected in 1942, and remained in the Senate until 1944, sitting in the 164th New York State Legislature.

He was District Attorney of Albany County from 1945 to 1953.

He was again elected on November 5, 1957, to the State Senate, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Peter J. Dalessandro. He was re-elected several times and remained in the Senate until 1968, sitting in the 171st, 172nd, 173rd, 174th, 175th, 176th and 177th New York State Legislatures. In the fall of 1964, he married Mrs. Marie O'Connor.

He died on January 9, 1970, while on vacation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida;[2] and was buried at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in East Greenbush, New York.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ In Erway State Senate May Get Upstate Man in The Evening News, of Newburgh, on December 29, 1964
  2. ^ JULIAN B. ERWAY, EX-STATE SENATOR in the New York Times on January 10, 1970 (subscription required)

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New York State Senate
Preceded by
Erastus Corning 2nd
New York State Senate
30th District

1942–1944
Succeeded by
J. Raymond McGovern
Preceded by
Peter J. Dalessandro
New York State Senate
36th District

1957–1965
Succeeded by
Abraham Bernstein
Preceded by
John H. Hughes
New York State Senate
45th District

1966
Succeeded by
John H. Hughes
Preceded by
Christian H. Armbruster
New York State Senate
40th District

1967–1968
Succeeded by
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