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Charles Irving Avery

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Death: August 25, 1927 (68)
Place of Burial: Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Henry Avery and Susan Sophia Avery
Husband of Lillias Avery
Father of Janet Avery Dulles; Elizabeth Pomeroy Seggerman and Edward Carrington Avery
Brother of Gustavus Taylor Avery; Martha Read Avery and James Carrington Avery

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About Charles Irving Avery

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. II, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 1014

Mr. Avery, who died at the age of 68, was buried in Fort Hill on September 2, 1927. Born in March 1859, he was the husband of the former Lillias Pomeroy, who survived him by almost 6 years. The couple's daughter, Janet Pomeroy Avery, married statesman John Foster Dulles, who later became U.S. Secretary of State during the Eisenhower Administration. Mr. Avery was thus also the maternal grandfather of the distinguished Roman Catholic theologian, Avery Cardinal Dulles



AVERY, CHARLES I. Born in the City of Auburn, county of Cayuga, March 10, 1859; educated in the public schools of the city and at Cornell University in Ithaca, N. Y., from which he graduated in 1883; read law in the office of Charles M. Baker, Esq., in Auburn, was admitted to the bar at Rochester, N. Y. in October, 1885, and commenced practice in Auburn the same year. Mr. Avery is the present United States commissioner, which office he has filled for several years, and is a member of Auburn Lodge No. 431, Free and Accepted Masons. Practice general; offices over No. 124 Genesee street.

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Charles Irving Avery's Timeline

March 10, 1859
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
May 31, 1891
Age 32
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
November 3, 1894
Age 35
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
February 16, 1899
Age 39
Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States
August 25, 1927
Age 68
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States