Charles Stebbins Fairchild
Born in Cazenovia, New York. Graduate of Harvard with A.B. in 1863 and LL.B. in 1865. Admitted to the bar in 1865. Married Helen Linklaen June 1, 1871.
Served as deputy attorney general in New York in 1874. Served as attorney general of New York 1876 to 1877. Appointed Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 1885 to 1887. Appointed Secretary of the Treasury by President Cleveland. He served April 1, 1887, to March 6, 1889.
President of New York Security and Trust Co. 1889 to 1904. He also held positions of president of the Atlantic and Charlotte Air Line Railroad Co and director of the Erie and Pittsburgh Railroad Co. He died at Cazenovia, New York.
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