Edward C. Walker (New York)

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Edward Cyrus Walker (June 14, 1837 Byron, Genesee County, New York – July 18, 1903 Batavia, Genesee County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was the son of Cyrus Walker (1799–1870) and Anna (Hulette) Walker (1799–1869). He attended the City Collegiate Institute in Oakfield, and Wilson Academy. On January 14, 1861, he married Martha Marsh, and they had two sons. He graduated from Genesee College in 1861. Then he attended Albany Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1862, and practiced in Batavia.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Genesee Co.) in 1869 and 1870.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (30th D.) from 1886 to 1889, sitting in the 109th, 110th, 111th and 112th New York State Legislatures.

He died on July 18, 1903, at his home in Batavia, after a long illness, and was buried at the Batavia Pioneer Cemetery.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Henry F. Tarbox
New York State Assembly
Genesee County

1869–1870
Succeeded by
Volney G. Knapp
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Timothy E. Ellsworth
New York State Senate
30th District

1886–1889
Succeeded by
Greenleaf S. Van Gorder