Funeral services will be held this morning for Edgar J. Nathan, New York attorney, member of the law firm of Cardozo and Nathan, who died Tuesday at his home, 441 West End Avenue, where the services will take place.
Mr. Nathan had been a partner of New York Supreme Court Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo since 1894. He was trustee and vice-president of the Jewish Social Service Association and a director of the American Exchange-Pacific National Bank.
Born in New York January 25, 1860, Edgar J. Nathan was a descendant of Isaac Mendez Seixas, who signed the Non-Importation Agreement in Colonial times, and of the Gomez, Hendricks, Nathan and Seixas families, who settled in New York City in the early part of the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather, Benjamin Seixas, son of Isaac Mendes Seixas, was one of the founders of the New York Stock Exchange in 1792; his grandfather, Seixas Nathan, was one of the signers of its constitution in 1817.
Edgar Nathan was a member of the New York City, State and American bar associations, of the New York County Lawyers Association, and the Lawyers’ Club.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Sara Solis Nathan, his son, Edgar J. Nathan, Jr., also a lawyer, and two daughters. Emily S. Nathan and Mrs. Henry S. Hendricks.
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