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Egburt E. Woodbury

Egburt E. Woodbury

American politician
Egburt E. Woodbury
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Intro American politician
Was Lawyer Politician Judge
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 29 March 1861
Death 13 March 1920 (aged 58 years)
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Egburt E. Woodbury (March 29, 1861 – March 13, 1920) was an American lawyer and politician.


He was born on March 29, 1861, in Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County, New York. He attended the common schools, and Chamberlain Institute in Randolph. Then he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1884, and practiced in Jamestown.

He was elected a Justice of the Peace in 1886. He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1891, 1892 (both Chautauqua Co., 2nd D.) and 1893 (Chautauqua Co.); Surrogate of Chautauqua County from 1901 to 1905; and a State Tax Commissioner from 1906 on.

He was New York Attorney General from 1915 to 1917, elected at the New York state election, 1914, and re-elected at the New York state election, 1916. He resigned on April 19, 1917, due to ill health, and was succeeded by his First Deputy Attorney General Merton E. Lewis.

He died on March 13, 1920, in Jamestown, New York.

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