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Charles Clark Van Kirk

Male 1862 - 1937


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  • Name  Charles Clark Van Kirk 
    Born  1 Sep 1862  Greenwich, Washington, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1910  Greenwich, Washington, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1910 
    Justice - Supreme Court 
    Died  18 Apr 1937  Greenwich, Washington, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 


    • Charles C. Van Kirk,
      Greenwich
      ,

      Fourth District, 1921-1932,

      Presiding Justice
      1928-1932

        Presiding Justice Charles C. Van Kirk was born on September 21, 1862, in Greenwich , Washington County. He graduated from Colgate University in 1884 (then called Madison University). From 1884 to 1886, he taught in the Boys' Academy in Troy, and then began the study of law. He was admitted to the Bar in 1888. He then practiced law for eight years in Greenwich as a member of the firm of Gibson & Van Kirk. He then practiced for one year in Port Henry, Essex County, as a partner of Frank Rowe, and, then, until his election to the Supreme Court, as a member of the firm of Patterson, Bulkley & Van Kirk in Albany. He began a long elected career on the Fourth Judicial District Supreme Court January 1, 1906; he retired at the end of 1932. He began his Appellate Division service in January 1921 and served as Presiding Justice from January 1928 until he retired. He died in Greenwich on April 18, 1937.
    Person ID  I21022  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  11 Sep 2011 

    Family/Spouse  Nancy Coulter Thompson,   b. 10 Feb 1875, , , NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1957, Greenwich, Washington, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Oct 1903 
    Family ID  F7160  Group Sheet

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