Edmund Wetmore

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Edmund Wetmore (?-July 7, 1918) was an attorney in New York City who served as president of both the New York City Bar Association and the American Bar Association.


A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Law School, Wetmore began his legal career at the law firm of Gardiner Spring and William C. Russell in 1864 and eventually became an expert in equity law. Wetmore was descended from an old American family, and was president of the New York chapter of Sons of the Revolution from 1904 to 1914, and president of the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution from 1911 to 1915. He also served as an overseer of Harvard, and as president of the Harvard Alumni Association. He was active in the Republican Party for much of his life and served as president of the New York Republican Club.

He died at his home on East 57th Street on July 7, 1918.[1]


  1. ^ "Edmund Wetmore, Noted Lawyer, Dies.". New York Times. July 8, 1918. Retrieved 2012-10-13. Edmund Wetmore, noted lawyer, ex President of the American Bar Association and of the Bar Association of the City of New York, and a distinguished graduate ...