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William Cary Sanger, Sr. (May 21, 1853 - December 6, 1921) was the United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1901 to 1903.[1]

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He was born on May 21, 1853 in Brooklyn, New York City to Henry Sanger (1823-1888) and Mary E. Requa (1835-1910). He attended Brooklyn Polytechnic and then Harvard College, where he graduated with an A.B. in 1874. He received an LL.B. from Columbia University in 1878. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1895 to 1897.[1] He married Mary Ethel Cleveland Dodge (1869-1952).[1]

He was the United States Assistant Secretary of War from 1901 to 1903.[1]

He received an LL.D. from Hamilton College in 1902. He was president of the American delegation to the Geneva Conventions of 1906.[1] From 1911 to 1913 he served on the New York State Hospital Commission.[1][2]

He died on December 6, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York City.[1] He was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. His widow died in 1952.[3]

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Preceded by
Silas T. Ives
New York State Assembly
Oneida County

1895-1897
Succeeded by
Joseph Porter

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