Edgar Luyster Fursman
Edgar Luyster Fursman

Information on this page is from History of Rensselaer Co., New York by Nathaniel Bartlett Sylvester, published in 1880.

EDGAR LUYSTER FURSMAN. Born at Charlton, Saratoga Co., N. Y., Aug. 5, 1838. Educated at the Schuylerville and Greenwich Academies, the New York Conference Seminary, and Fort Edward Institute. Studied law at Fort Edward, in the office of Hon. A. D. Wait, county judge of Washington County. Was admitted to practice at a general term held at Caldwell, on Lake George, in 1859. Resided and practiced his profession at Schuylerville until 1866, when he removed to Troy, and became the partner of Hon. James Forsyth, and afterwards of Mr. Esek Cowen. In 1870, Mr. Fursman became associated with Mr. Levi Smith (formerly Beach & Smith), the firm-name being "Smith, Fursman & Cowen." Mr. Fursman is a man of commanding eloquence, and of marked ability in the practice of his profession.

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