Todd, Hiram Charles
The following data is extracted from Todd Family Genealogy.
Hiram Charles Todd9, (Vernon L.8, Hiram L.7, Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 17, 1876, in Saratoga Springs, N. Y., married in Athens, Ga., Nov. 27, 1901, Susan Thomas, daughter of Edwin King and Mary Bryan (Thomas) Lumpkin, who was born May 20, 1881, at Athens, Ga.
Hiram Charles Todd obtained his education in the Public Schools of Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and at Union College, Schenectady, N. Y., where he was graduated in the year 1897 with the degree of Ph. B.
At the outbreak of the Spanish American War, he enlisted in Co. L., 2nd N. Y. Vol. Inf., and a little later was promoted to a 2nd Lieutenancy and assigned to Co. A. 202nd N. Y. Vol. Inf., with which organization he served during the balance of the war, a large part of the time with the army of occupation in Cuba. After returning from the war, he entered the National Guard of the State of New York, in which he served continuously for about 15 years, holding successive commissions as Lieutenant and Captain.
During the World War he volunteered and served as Major, Judge Advocate with the 13th Division at Camp Lewis, Washington, D. C.
Shortly after his graduation from college he became a law student in the office of Hon. Edgar T. Brackett of Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and in September 1900, he was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York. Since that time he has been in active practice and has participated as counsel in several important trials, the most celebrated being the Impeachment of Governor Sulzer of the State of New York, where he was one of the counsel for the prosecution. He is at the present time, 1920, a member of the law firm of Messers. Brackett, Todd, Wheat & Wait, of Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
He is one of the trustees of Union College and a director of numerous business corporations operating in Northern New York.
Mrs. Todd is a direct descendant of Joseph Henry Lumpkin the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia. On her mothers side she is a descendant of Jonathan Bryan, who was a member of the Committee of Public Safety in the State of Georgia, and served in several other important capacities during the Revolutionary War.
2669. Mary Lumpkin, b. April 15, 1904.
2670. Susan, b. Jan. 26, 1910.
2671. Hiram Charles, b. Oct. 9, 1911.
Source: Todd Family Genealogy