George Landon Ingraham

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George Landon Ingraham
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Ingraham as Presiding Justice of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, 1910
Born (1847-08-01)August 1, 1847
New York City, New York
Died January 24, 1931(1931-01-24) (aged 83)
New York City, New York
Education Columbia University (1863)
Spouse(s) Georgina Lent Ingraham
Children Daniel Phoenix Ingraham

George Landon Ingraham (August 1, 1847 – January 24, 1931) was a lawyer and judge in New York City.

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Ingraham was born in New York City in 1847 to Mary Landon Ingraham and Daniel P. Ingraham, the presiding justice for the First District of the New York State Supreme Court. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1869, was admitted to the New York City Bar Association the same year, and began a lucrative law practice. In 1882 he was elected to a judgeship on the New York Superior Court. In 1891 he was appointed to the New York State Supreme Court by New York Governor David B. Hill. He became one of the first associate justices of the First Division of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court at its formation in 1896. He became presiding justice in 1910, and remained in that position until his retirement in 1915.

After leaving the bench, Justice Ingraham remained continued to serve as Director of Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States president of the New York City Bar Association (1917–1918), Chairman of the District Appeals Draft Board, official referee of the 1st Judicial District of Supreme Court, and vice president of New York Law Institute.

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