James Church Cropsey

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James Church Cropsey (1872 - June 16, 1937) was a New York City Police Commissioner and a New York State Supreme Court judge.[1]


  1. ^ "James C. Cropsey, Jurist, Dies At 64. Supreme Court Justice, Long Active In Legal Circles, Is Stricken In Brooklyn". New York Times. June 17, 1937. Retrieved 2010-03-27. Supreme Court Justice James C. Cropsey died at 7:30 o'clock last night in the Brooklyn Hospital, where he had been a patient for a fortnight and was twice operated on for a glandular ailment. His condition had been critical for several days and yesterday morning a serum brought from Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, by airplane, was administered to him. He was 64 years old. 
Police appointments
Preceded by
William Baker
NYPD Commissioner
Succeeded by
Rhinelander Waldo
Legal offices
Preceded by
John F. Clarke
Kings County District Attorney
Succeeded by
Harry E. Lewis