Graham, John Lorimer, 1797-1876

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John Lorimer Graham, lawyer and New York City civic leader. He was son of John Andrew Graham, a successful criminal lawyer in New York. John Lorimer Graham was admitted to the New York Bar in 1821. In 1842-1845, he served as Postmaster of New York City, and in 1834 was appointed regent of the state university. In 1861 Graham received an appointment in the Treasury Department. He was a member of the American Bible Society, St. Andrew's Society, the New York Historical Society, and the Metropolitan Club. He also held various posts at the New York State Militia and was a member of the council of the University of the City of New York.

From the description of Papers of John Lorimer Graham, 1786-1875. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369287

Lawyer, New York City; Lorimer also served as postmaster of New York.

From the description of Papers, 1830-1861. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58665164

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associatedWith Ainslie, Robert, Esq. person
associatedWith Baldwin, Stephen W. person
associatedWith Bannan, John, Esq. person
associatedWith Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858. person
correspondedWith Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 person
associatedWith Chauncey, Charles, 1777-1849. person
associatedWith Clapp, John, Esq. person
correspondedWith Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 person
correspondedWith Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 person
associatedWith Cornell, Robert C. person
associatedWith Curtis, Lewis. person
associatedWith Delafield, Rufus K. person
associatedWith Denio, Hiram, 1799-1871. person
correspondedWith Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879 person
correspondedWith Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 person
associatedWith Everett, William, 1839-1910. person
associatedWith Farmers' Loan and Trust Company (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 person
associatedWith Graham, James L. (James Lorimer), 1804-1882. person
associatedWith Graham, John A. (John Andrew), 1764-1841 person
associatedWith Green, Henry, Esq. person
associatedWith Halsey, James M. person
associatedWith Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843. person
correspondedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
associatedWith Ketchum, Hiram. person
correspondedWith Legaré, Hugh Swinton, 1797-1843 person
associatedWith Loyd, Isaac S. person
associatedWith Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell, 1803-1848. person
associatedWith New York (State). Militia corporateBody
associatedWith Porter, James. person
associatedWith Rhoades, Julius. person
correspondedWith Spencer, Ambrose, 1765-1848 person
correspondedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862 person
correspondedWith Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 person
associatedWith Van Gieson, Henry, b. 1819. person
associatedWith Van Gieson, Marcellus M., 1770-1822 person
associatedWith Van Gieson, Moses. person
correspondedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 person
correspondedWith Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863 person
correspondedWith Wickliffe, C. A. (Charles Anderson), 1788-1869 person
associatedWith Wilkin, James Whitney, 1762-1845. person
correspondedWith Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851 person
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New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)--New York
Mortgage loans
Finance, Personal
Decedents' estates
Banks and banking
Fire insurance
Postal service
Civic leaders--Archives
Postal service--History--Sources


Birth 1797

Death 1876



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