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Homer S. Cummings

AKA Homer Stillé Cummings

Born: 30-Apr-1870
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 10-Sep-1956
Location of death: Stamford, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, CT

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney, Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Attorney General, 1933-39

Father: Uriah Cummings
Mother: Audie Schuyler Stille
Wife: Helen Woodruff Smith (dau. of James D. Smith, NYSE president, m. 1897, div. 1907, one son)
Son: Dickinson Schuyler Cummings
Wife: Marguerite T. Owings (m. 1909, div. 1928)
Wife: Mary Cecilia Waterbury (m. 1929, d. 1939)
Wife: Julia Alter (m. 1942, d. 1955)

    University: PhB, Yale University (1891)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1893)

    US Attorney General (1933-39)
    Democratic National Committee (1900-25, as Chairman 1919-20)
    Connecticut State Official District Attorney, Fairfield County (1914-24)
    Mayor of Stamford, CT (1900-02, 1904-06)
    Cummings & Lockwood Founder, Partner (1909-33)
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society
    Freemasonry
    Knights Templar
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Oddfellows

Author of books:
Liberty Under Law and Administration (1934)
We Can Prevent Crime (1937)
The Tired Sea (1939, memoir)


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