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Edward Mitchell
Date: 1842 - 1909
Remarks: Edward Mitchell was the eldest son of William Mitchell and Mary Penfold (Berrien) Mitchell (1816-1895). He graduated from Columbia College (1861). He married Miss Caroline Carson Woolsey. The couple had one child, Eliza Mitchell (1868-1909). Mr. Mitchell particpated in the Civil War at Richard, Anietam, Port Hudson, and on the bed River expdition. He was elected to the State Assembly (1870), served as U.S. attorney for the Souhern District of New York (1889-1894), and was a trustee of Columbia College (1880). After serving the bar for 11years as treasurer became vice-president.