Arthur W. Orvis (1859 – )

ORVIS, Arthur W. Lawyer; b. Champion, Jefferson Co., N. Y., Feb. 18, 1859; s. Chester and Esther A. (Ware) Orvis; grad. Albany Law Sch., LL.B., 1886; m. Gouverneur, N. Y., June 12, 1889, Harriet Church. Associated with G. S. Conger in practice of law since 1886; present firm Conger, Orvis & McLear; deputy county clerk, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., 18S8-91; pres. Gouverneur Village, 1894-1903; unsuccessful candidate for State Assembly, 1904. Democrat. Unitarian. Was pres. St. Lawrence Co. Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to Children at Its Inception, in 1899. Recreations: Chess, golf. Address: Gouverneur, N. Y.”

Source:  Who’s Who in New York City and State, Issue 3, by John W. Leonard, L.R. Hamersly & Company, New York City, 1907, page 1002

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