Josiah Sutherland

Hon. Josiah Sutherland


Josiah Sutherland served in 1862, 1870. Born, Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., Jun. 12, 1804. Union College graduate 1824. District attorney, Columbia County, 1832-1843. Representative (Democrat) to Congress, 1851-1853. State supreme court, eighth judicial district. Died in New York City, May 25, 1887; Internment in Woodlawn Cemetery. See 1 McAdam, History of the Bench and Bar of New York, New York History Co. (1897), p. 494;; Retirement, see The New York Times, Dec. 31, 1878; Obituary, The New York Times, May 26, 1887.

This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.


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