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Judge Augustus Shufeldt

Birth11 OCT 1882
 
Reside1900
 
Education1905
Reside1910
 
Reside1920
 
Tag1926-1929
 
Reside1930
 
Reside1940
 
Death11 NOV 1952
 
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Aged: 70.1 years
Kingston Daily Freeman, Wednesday, November 12, 1952
Shufeldt Funeral Set for Thursday
Funeral services for former City Judge Augustus Shufeldt, who died Tuesday morning after a short illness, will be held Thursday at the A. Carr & Son Funeral Parlors, 1 Pearl Street, 2 p.m. Burial will be in Wiltwyck Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home today 7 to 9 p.m.
Judge Shufeldt was well known in Kingston and Ulster County where he had practiced law since his admission to the bar in 1906. A son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Shufeldt, he attended the city schools and old Kingston academy. He began his preliminary study of law in the office of former County Judge Joseph M. Fowler. After training there he entered Albany Law School from which he was graduated in 1905. He then entered the office of Everett Fowler and was admitted to the bar in 1906. He later became associated with Frederick Stephan, Jr., and remained with Judge Stephan while Mr. Stephan was district attorney. Later for 12 years he was associated with County Judge James Jenkins in the practice of law untikl he opened his own offices in the Advance Building on Wall street.
Served as City Judge
When Palmer Canfield, Jr., was elected mayor, Attorney Shufeldt was appointed assistant city judge and he served throughout the term of Mayor Canfield from 1918 to 1922 inclusive. In 1925 he was nominated for the office of city judge on the Republican ticket. He was elected over Thomas F. Coughlin, and served in that capacity from January 1, 1926 until December 31, 1929, when he was succeeded by Bernard A. Culloton. He also served on the Ulster County Board of Elections.
Judge Shufeldt was a member of the New York State Bar Association, Ulster County Bar Association and fraternally was a member of Kingston Lodge, No. 10, F & AM; Mt. Horeb Chapter, No. 75, RAM; Rondout Commandery, 52, Knights Templar and he was also a member of Cyprus Temple of Albany. He had also been a member of Charles DeWitt Council, 91, JOUAM. For many years he was active in Odd Fellows circles and had served as district deputy of the Ulster District IOOF, which included several counties. He was a member of Kingston Lodge, 550, BPOE, also Central Hook and Ladder Company.
Besides a brother, Alexander B. Shufeldt, two sons, George A., and Augustus W. Shufeldt also survive.

~ Courtesy of fultonsearch.org, database of Tom Tryniski
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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George Augustus 

19 MAY 19285 MAY 1994  NY, Ulster Co, Kingston Maria Grace Modica 
2

Augustus Wackerhagen 

24 JAN 193228 DEC 1954  NY, Ulster Co, Kingston  
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Sources
  1. Findagrave Augustus Shufeldt
  2. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1930 US Census;
  3. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1940 US Census;
  4. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1920 US Census;
  5. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1910 US Census;
  6. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1900 US Census;
  7. Other: New York, Death Index, 1852-1956; Augustus Shufeldt;
  8. Marriage Sources:
    Other: Delaware, Marriage Records, 1750-1954; Betty M. Smith, Augustus Shufeldt;
  1. Findagrave Betty S Dennison Shufeldt
  2. FamilySearch Florida Death Index, 1877-1998
  3. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1930 US Census;
  4. Census: NY, Ulster Co, Kingston. 1940 US Census;
  5. Marriage Sources:
    Other: Delaware, Marriage Records, 1750-1954; Betty M. Smith, Augustus Shufeldt;
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