Charles K. Lexow

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Charles K. Lexow in 1898

Charles K. Lexow (January 21, 1849 – July 14, 1928) was the Commissioner of Supreme Court Records and the oldest Republican District Leader in New York City in 1928 when he died.


He was born on January 21, 1849 to Rudolph Lexow. He had a brother, Clarence Lexow. He graduated from Columbia Law School, then was the first attorney for the Legal Aid Society in New York City. He handled 212 cases in his first year in the office, collecting a total of $1,000 for his clients. He died on July 14, 1928.[1][2]


  1. ^ "C. K. Lexow Dies of Heart Attack. Commissioner of Supreme Court Records Was Found Stricken in His Office Thursday. Oldest Republican District Leader in New York City. Brother of Late Clarence Lexow. A Native of New York City. Entered Politics in 1881". New York Times. July 14, 1928. Retrieved 2010-09-10. Charles K. Lexow, Commissioner of Records of the Supreme Court, died yesterday afternoon at Beekman Street Hospital. He had been taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a cleaner had found him helpless in a chair in his office in the Hall of Records. 
  2. ^ "Charles K. Lexow". Representative men of New York; A record of their achievements. 1898. p. 112.