Cornelius P. Kitchel

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Cornelius P. Kitchel

Hon. Cornelius P. Kitchel
Born October 7, 1875
Died January 3, 1947
Nationality American
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Mayor of Englewood 1930-1933

Cornelius Porter Kitchel (October 7, 1875 – January 3, 1947) was the Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey from 1930 to 1933 and the sixth attorney-in-chief of the Legal Aid Society from 1905 to 1906.[1][2]


He was born on October 7, 1875. Kitchel became the sixth attorney-in-chief for the Legal Aid Society from 1905 to 1906. He was the Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey from 1930 to 1933. He died on January 3, 1947.[1]


Kitchel was a grandson of Harvey Denison Kitchel, a Congregationalist minister and the president of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, from 1866 to 1975. He was an uncle of Denison Kitchel, the Phoenix, Arizona lawyer who was national campaign manager for the U.S. presidential election, 1964 presidential bid waged by U.S. Senator Barry M. Goldwater of Arizona against the incumbent, Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cornelius P. Kitchell, Englewood Leader". New York Times. January 4, 1947. Retrieved 2011-10-24. "Cornelius P. Kitchel, former Mayor of this city and former chief of the Legal Aid Society in New York, died at his home, in Englewood. ..." 
  2. John MacArthur Maguire (1926). The lance of justice: a semi-centennial history of the Legal Aid Society. p. 195. ISBN 0-8377-0847-8. "The sixth Attorney-in-Chief was Cornelius P. Kitchel. His administration, running from early 1905 until nearly the end of 1906, showed steady progress in ..."