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George Alexander Stansbury


Gender:
Male
Born:
April 17, 1805
Died:
September 17, 1863
Home Town:
New York, NY
Later Residences:
Baldwinsville, NY
Biographical Notes:
George Alexander Stansbury was the author of Stansbury's Interest Tables which created tables to allow people, both commerically and personally, to easy determine the interest earned or lost on a variety of financial assets. Stansbury worked as a lawyer in New York City. He died at Baldwinsville, NY.

Education
Years at LLS:
1827
Other Education:
Graduated from Hamilton College in 1825.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Political Office
Local Posts:
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (New York, NY) 1843-1846

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1848), 22.

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