- For the soldier see Arthur von Briesen
Arthur von Briesen
von Briesen in 1915
|2nd President of the Legal Aid Society|
|Succeeded by||Charles Evans Hughes|
|Born||July 11, 1843|
|Died||May 13, 1920 (aged 76)|
Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal
|Cause of death||Heart disease|
Ann Goepel (m. 1873)
|Residence||Staten Island, New York|
Briesen then began to study law, he enlisted and served as sergeant of Company B of the First New York Volunteers during the American Civil War. After the war, he finished his legal studies at the New York University School of Law and was admitted to the bar for New York state in 1868.
- "Arthur Von Briesen Dies In Ferry House. Lawyer and Philanthropist Stricken with Heart Disease on Way to Staten Island Home. Ex-Head Legal Aid Society. His Pro-German Sympathies Led to His Resignation During War After 25 Years' Services". New York Times. May 14, 1920. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
- "The History of the Legal Aid Society". Legal Aid Society. Archived from the original on 2013-11-11. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
- "Arthur Von Briesen Park". City of New York Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
- "Von Briesen Is Out As Legal Aid Head. Criticism Because of His German Name One Reason for Declining Re-election". New York Times. February 26, 1915. Retrieved 2014-09-28.
- "Hughes Heads Legal Aid. Republican Candidate for President Succeeds Von Briesen". New York Times. December 29, 1916. Retrieved 2014-09-28.
- "Arthur von Briesen Papers". Princeton University. Retrieved 2013-12-01.