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Board of General Appraisers: Sharpe, George Henry

Born February 26, 1828, in Kingston, NY
Died January 13, 1900, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Member, Board of General Appraisers
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on July 2, 1890, to a new seat created by 26 Stat. 131. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 1890, and received commission on November 16, 1890. Service terminated on March 1, 1899, due to resignation.

Yale College
Rutgers College, 1847

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1848-1851
Secretary, U.S. legation in Vienna, Austria, U.S. Department of State, 1851-1852
Private practice, Kingston, New York, 1854-1861
U.S. Army major general,1861-1865; chief, Bureau of Military Information, 1863-1865
Special agent in Europe, U.S. Department of State, 1867
U.S. marshal, Southern District of New York, 1870-1873
Surveyor of customs, New York City, 1873-1878
State assemblyman, New York, 1879-1883; speaker, 1880-1881
Trade commissioner, Central and South America