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Joseph Clark Baldwin, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, January 11, 1897; attended private schools; was graduated from St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., in 1916 and from H...

6/9/2014 1/26/2016

Egbert Benson (June 21, 1746 New York City – August 24, 1833 Jamaica, Queens County, New York) was a lawyer, jurist, politician from Upper Red Hook, New York, and a Founding Father of the United...

8/24/2011 1/16/2016

Silas Talbot (January 11, 1751 – June 30, 1813) was an officer in the Continental Army and in the Continental Navy during the American Revolution. Talbot is most famous for commanding the USS ...

2/11/2008 1/3/2016

"Boss" Tweed (1823 - 1878)

William Magear Tweed – sometimes erroneously referred to as William Marcy Tweed (see below), and widely known as "Boss" Tweed – was an American politician most notable for being the "boss...

8/24/2011 12/29/2015

Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, also known as Robert Barnhill Roosevelt (August 7, 1829 – June 14, 1906), was a sportsman, author and United States Congressman from New York (1871–1873). ...

6/27/2007 12/28/2015

William Cox Redfield (June 18, 1858 – June 13, 1932) was a Democratic politician from New York. He served as the first United States Secretary of Commerce from 1913 to 1919 after the divisio...

10/17/2010 12/23/2015

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office :March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Preceded by Roswell P. Flower ...

7/18/2008 12/17/2015

Bourke Cockran (1854 - 1923)

"Bourke Cockran"

William Bourke Cockran (February 28, 1854 – March 1, 1923), commonly known as Bourke Cockran, was a United States Representative from New York and a noted political orator.

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Cadwallader David Colden (1769 - 1834)

Cadwallader David Colden was a lawyer, politican and canal builder. He was an assistant district attorney and from 1810 to 1811 he served as the District Attorney of the First District, which comprised...

7/28/2011 12/12/2015

John Hammond, a Representative from New York; born at Crown Point, Essex County, N.Y., August 17, 1827; attended the public schools and St. Albans Academy, St. Albans, Vt.; was graduated from Renssel...

9/18/2015 10/28/2015

Fiorello H. LaGuardia MP (1882 - 1947)

"the Little Flower"

Fiorello Henry LaGuardia @ find a grave ---------------------------------------------- Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1...

11/13/2011 9/23/2015

Daniel Crommelin Verplanck (March 19, 1762 – March 29, 1834) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he was educated under private tutors and graduated from ...

1/7/2011 9/10/2015

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck (August 6, 1786 – March 18, 1870) was an American attorney, politician, writer and sometime man of letters. He was elected to the New York State Assembly and Senate,...

1/7/2011 9/10/2015

Charles Arnette Towne, a Representative and a Senator from Minnesota and a Representative from New York; born near Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., on November 21, 1858; attended the common schools; g...

4/22/2012 9/8/2015

James Bedell McKean, (nephew of Samuel McKean), a Representative from New York; born in Bennington, Vt., August 5, 1821; moved to New York; pursued an academic course; taught in the district schools ...

3/24/2009 8/24/2015

John LeBoutillier (born May 26, 1953) is an American political columnist, pundit, and former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York, serving a single two-year t...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

James Michael Mead, a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Mount Morris, Livingston County, N.Y., December 27, 1885; moved to Buffalo, N.Y., with his parents in 1890; attended the gram...

6/21/2010 8/11/2015

Sen. John Laurance (Fed-NY) MP (1750 - 1810)

Wikipedia John Laurence, a Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from New York; born near Falmouth, England, in 1750; immigrated to the United States and settled in New York City in 1767; pursued...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

From Wikipedia (English) : William Musgrave Calder I (March 3, 1869 – March 3, 1945) was an American politician from New York. Biography He was born in Brooklyn on March 3, 1869 to Alexand...

11/9/2011 8/9/2015

Wikipedia Warner Miller (August 12, 1838 – March 21, 1918) was a US Congressman and US Senator from New York. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War, being mustered in as Sergeant Ma...

2/5/2013 8/9/2015

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 20th and 21st Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1871 to 1875.

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A040007 William Floyd (December 17, 1734 - August 4, 1821), was a signer of the United States Declaration ...

9/18/2007 8/4/2015

John Smith, U.S. Senator (1756 - 1816)

John Smith , a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Mastic, Long Island, N.Y., February 12, 1752; completed preparatory studies; member, State assembly 1784-1799; delegate to the State c...

11/21/2009 8/4/2015

Samuel Lawrence , (brother of William Thomas Lawrence), a Representative from New York; born in Newtown, Queens County, N.Y., May 23, 1773; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the...

8/4/2015 8/4/2015

William Thomas Lawrence (May 7, 1788 – October 25, 1859) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of Samuel Lawrence. Born as the son of Jonathan Lawrence in New York City, William atten...

6/16/2014 8/4/2015

John Canfield Spencer (January 8, 1788 Hudson, Columbia County, New York - May 18, 1855 Albany, Albany County, New York) was an American lawyer, politician, judge and United States Cabinet secretary ...

7/13/2008 7/23/2015

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 Reuben Hyde Walworth (October 26, 1788, Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut – November 27,...

5/25/2007 5/26/2015

Egbert Ludovicus Viele (Vee-lee) (June 17, 1825 – April 22, 1902) was a civil engineer and United States Representative from New York from 1885–1887, as well as an officer in the Union ...

4/9/2009 5/25/2015

Ambrose Spencer MP (1765 - 1838)

Ambrose Spencer held many important Albany, New York State and Government positions including Mayor of Albany (1824-1826), State Attorney General (1802-1804), Justice of the Supreme Court (1804) and ...

7/13/2008 5/25/2015

George N. Southwick (1863 - 1912)

George Newell Southwick (March 7, 1863 – October 17, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Albany, New York, Southwick attended private and public schools. He graduated from...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Chauncey Vibbard (1811 - 1891)

Chauncey Vibbard (November 11, 1811 - June 5, 1891) was an American railroad executive and a U.S. Representative from New York during the American Civil War. He also served as the Union's director an...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Killian Killian Van Rensselaer (June 9, 1763 – June 18, 1845) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Congress as a Representative from the state of New York. He ...

9/5/2008 5/24/2015

Peter G. Ten Eyck (1873 - 1944)

Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck (November 7, 1873 - September 2, 1944) was a United States Representative from New York. Early life Born in Bethlehem, Albany County, he was educated in the common schoo...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

James Wolcott Wadsworth U. S. Representative from NY (1933-1951), U. S. Senator from NY (1915-1927), ranch manager in TX (1911-1915), Speaker of NY State Assembly (1906-1910), NY State Assemblyman (1...

10/14/2008 5/22/2015

W. Kingsland Macy (1889 - 1961)

William Kingsland "King" Macy (November 21, 1889 – July 15, 1961) was an American politician from New York. Life He was born on November 21, 1889, in New York City. He graduated from Groto...

5/17/2015 5/17/2015

Thomas Richard Whitney (1807 - 1858)

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5/12/2015 5/12/2015

Nathan Kelsey Hall (March 28, 1810 – March 2, 1874) was an American politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and as U.S. Postmaster General. Biography Born in Marcellus, ...

5/7/2015 5/7/2015

Walter W. Magee (1861 - 1927)

Walter Warren Magee (May 23, 1861 – May 25, 1927) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was born in Groveland, New York, USA on May 23, 1861. He graduated from Harva...

4/27/2015 4/27/2015

William Astor Chanler (1867 - 1934)

William Astor Chanler (June 11, 1867 – March 4, 1934) was a soldier, explorer, and a U.S. Representative from New York, son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor Ward. He was the great-g...

8/8/2010 4/27/2015

Ogden Livingston Mills (August 23, 1884 – October 11, 1937) was an American businessman and politician. Biography The son of Ogden Mills and Ruth T. Livingston, he had twin sisters Beatric...

2/11/2007 4/26/2015

US Congressman. He was trained as a carpenter and moved to Onondaga County, New York in 1812. He settled in Delphi (now Delphi Falls), and became active in a variety of ventures, including a dry good...

5/3/2009 4/26/2015

Henry G. Danforth (1854 - 1918)

Henry Gold Danforth (June 14, 1854 – April 8, 1918) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in the town of Gates, New York (now part of Rochester), Danforth attended private schools in...

4/26/2015 4/26/2015

Gerrit Smith MP (1797 - 1874)

Gerrit Smith (March 6, 1797 – December 28, 1874) was a leading United States social reformer, abolitionist, politician, and philanthropist. He was an unsuccessful candidate for President of th...

8/15/2010 4/25/2015

William Dorsheimer (1832 - 1888)

William Dorsheimer (February 5, 1832 in Lyons, Wayne County, New York – March 26, 1888 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia) was an American lawyer, journalist and politician.

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Nicholas B. Doe (1786 - 1856)

Nicholas Bartlett Doe (June 16, 1786 – December 6, 1856) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New York City, Doe graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, in Exeter, Ne...

4/23/2015 4/23/2015

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. MP (1908 - 1972)

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972) was a Baptist pastor and an American politician, who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives...

6/4/2010 4/23/2015

Ogden R. Reid MP

"Brownie"

Waccabuc, Westchester County, NY, USA

Waccabuc, Westchester County, NY, USA

Ogden Rogers Reid (born June 24, 1925) is a former United States Representative from New York. Reid was born in New York, New York and he graduated from Deerfield Academy and Yale University. He ...

11/28/2008 4/21/2015

William Earl Dodge, Sr. MP (1805 - 1883)

William Earle Dodge, Sr. (September 4, 1805 – February 9, 1883) was a New York businessman, referred to as one of the "Merchant Princes" of Wall Street in the years leading up to the American ...

10/17/2007 4/21/2015

James W. Husted (1870 - 1925)

James William Husted (March 16, 1870 – January 2, 1925) was a politician elected to four succeeding terms as a U.S. Representative (1915–1923) from New York. He was an attorney who serv...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Amory "Amo" Houghton Jr. (born August 7, 1926) is a politician from the state of New York, a retired member of the House of Representatives, and member of one of upstate New York's most prominent fam...

8/24/2012 4/19/2015

Newton Martin Curtis (May 21, 1835 – January 8, 1910) was a Union brigadier general and brevet major general during the American Civil War and a member of the United States House of Representa...

10/7/2009 4/17/2015

Walter G. Andrews (1889 - 1949)

Walter Gresham Andrews (July 16, 1889 – March 5, 1949) was an American politician and a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Biography Andrews w...

4/17/2015 4/17/2015

Bella Abzug MP (1920 - 1998)

Bella Savitsky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998), nicknamed "Battling Bella", was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. In 1971, A...

7/24/2014 4/13/2015

Anthony David Weiner (/ˈwiːnər/; born September 4, 1964), is an American politician and former U.S. representative who served New York's 9th congressional district from January 1...

1/12/2012 4/12/2015

Stephen Solarz MP (1940 - 2010)

Stephen Joshua Solarz (/ˈsoʊlɑrz/; September 12, 1940 – November 29, 2010) was a United States Congressional Representative from New York. Solarz was both an outspoken cri...

2/25/2010 4/12/2015

Emanuel Celler (May 6, 1888 – January 15, 1981) was an American politician from New York who served in the United States House of Representatives for almost 50 years, from March 1923 to Januar...

7/1/2008 4/12/2015

Jacob Javits, U.S. Senator MP (1904 - 1986)

Jacob Koppel "Jack" Javits (May 18, 1904 – March 7, 1986) was an American politician who served as United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. A liberal Republican, he was originally ...

7/26/2008 4/12/2015

Isador Straus MP (1845 - 1912)

Isidor Straus (February 6, 1845 – April 15, 1912)—a German Jewish American—was co-owner of the Macy's department store with his brother Nathan. He also served briefly as a member o...

8/14/2007 4/9/2015

Bertram Tracy Clayton (October 19, 1862 – May 30, 1918) was an American soldier and politician. Biography Born in Clayton, Alabama, he went on to attend the United States Military Acad...

8/8/2012 4/5/2015

N. Holmes Odell (1828 - 1904)

Nathaniel Holmes Odell (October 10, 1828 – October 30, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from New York. N. Holmes Odell was born in Greenburgh, near Tarrytown, New York, and attended private s...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

Charles D. Millard (1873 - 1944)

Charles Dunsmore Millard (December 1, 1873 – December 11, 1944) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Millard was born in Tarrytown, New York. ...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

William H. Douglas (1853 - 1944)

William Harris Douglas (December 5, 1853 – January 27, 1944) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New York City, Douglas attended private schools and the College of t...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

William Irving, Jr. (1766 - 1821)

) US Congressman from New York. The older brother of Washington Irving, he followed his father in the fur business, trading with the Indian tribes of upsate New York and living in Johnstown, Caughnaw...

2/16/2010 3/24/2015

) John Hammond (born August 17, 1827 Crown Point, Essex County, New York – died May 28, 1889 Crown Point, New York) was an American manufacturer, Union Army general and politician from New Y...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Richard Franchot (June 2, 1816 – November 23, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from New York and then an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was also an executive of two...

5/22/2011 3/11/2015

Arunah Metcalf (1771 - 1848)

Arunah Metcalf (August 15, 1771 – August 15, 1848) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Lebanon, Connecticut on February 14, 1771, he attended the common schools of Leba...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Jonathan Brewster Bingham (April 24, 1914 — July 3, 1986) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the US delegate to the United Nations General Assemblies and was elected to Congress. ...

10/14/2008 3/9/2015

William Paulding Jr. (1770 - 1854)

William Paulding, Jr. (March 7, 1770 – February 11, 1854) was a United States Representative from New York and the 56th and 58th Mayor of New York City. Born in Philipsburgh (now Tarrytown), Wes...

9/23/2010 3/5/2015

Katharine Delano Price St. George MP (1894 - 1983)

"Cassie"

From: Office of the Historian: history@mail.house.gov Office of Art & Archives, Office of the Clerk: art@mail.house.gov , archives@mail.house.gov Born to privilege, Katharine St. George bec...

1/27/2009 2/28/2015

Joseph Russell (1800 - 1875)

Burried in The Glens Falls Cemetery on Bay Street -- Glens Falls, NY, USA 63rd Session of the NY State Legislature from Warren County, NY: January 7 to May 14th 1840. Appointed or elected to Sherif...

3/15/2010 2/13/2015

Ernest Harold Cluett, U.S. Representative MP (1874 - 1954)

"Earnest"

E. Harold Cluett From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ernest Harold Cluett (July 13, 1874 – February 4, 1954) was a United States Representative from New York. Biography Born in Troy, he at...

1/11/2015 1/17/2015

Meyer London MP (1871 - 1926)

Meyer London (December 29, 1871 - June 6, 1926) was an American politician from New York City. He was one of only two members of the Socialist Party of America elected to the United States Congress.[...

2/7/2009 1/3/2015

William Almon Wheeler (June 30, 1819 – June 4, 1887) was a Representative from New York and the 19th Vice President of the United States (1877–1881).

9/16/2010 11/8/2014

US Congressman, Professional Baseball Player. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, he was a catcher and made his debut with the New York Yankees on August 20, 1914. In two season...

10/8/2014 10/8/2014

George Clinton (June 6, 1771–September 16, 1809) was a Democratic-Republican Representative from New York to the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth United States Congress. He was born and died in New Yo...

9/18/2007 9/25/2014

Rep. Joshua Sands (F-NY) MP (1757 - 1835)

S Congressman. Born in Sands Point, New York, he was a merchant who served as a Captain in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. After the war, he was a member of the New York State Sena...

12/20/2009 8/26/2014

Thomas W. Bradley (1844 - 1920)

Thomas Wilson Bradley (April 6, 1844 – May 30, 1920) was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. ...

8/25/2014 8/25/2014

Henry Meigs, US Congress (1782 - 1861)

Henry Meigs (October 28, 1782 - May 20, 1861) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Josiah Meigs and Clara (Benjamin) Meigs,[1] Meigs attended the common...

5/2/2011 8/19/2014

Kirsten Elizabeth Rutnik Gillibrand (born December 9, 1966) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New York, in office since 2009. Previously she served in the United State...

8/17/2014 8/18/2014

Francis E. Spinner (1802 - 1890)

Francis Elias Spinner (January 21, 1802 – December 31, 1890) was an American politician from New York. He was Treasurer of the United States from 1861 to 1875. He was the first administrator i...

8/1/2014 8/1/2014

Businessman and US Congressman-elect. He was raised on his family's farm, educated in New Jersey, and moved with his family to West Farms, New York in 1834. He became interested in manufacturing, and...

9/11/2009 7/13/2014

Henry Clay Miner MP (1842 - 1900)

"Harry"

en.wikipedia.. ; Henry Clay Miner (March 23, 1842 - February 22, 1900) was a theatrical impresario and U.S. Representative from New York (1895-1897) .[1] Born in New York City, Miner attended the p...

7/11/2014 7/11/2014

Freeborn G. Jewett was born in Sharon, Connecticut on August 4, 1791, the fifth child of ten born to Alpheus and Abigail Sears Jewett. Freeborn attended common schools in the Sharon area and began st...

7/3/2014 7/3/2014

Lt. Gov. Henry J. Raymond, US Congress (1820 - 1869)

"co-founder of The New York Times"

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24, 1820 – June 18, 1869) was an American journalist and politician and co-founder of The New York Times with George Jones. He was born on January 24, 1820, on ...

6/23/2014 6/23/2014

Arphaxed Loomis, US Congress (1798 - 1885)

"Arphaxad", "Aepmaxap"

The name Arphaxed stems from the biblical name "Arphacshad" or "Arphaxad". This biblical figure was a grandson of Noah, and its translation can be read as "one who releases." Loomis was born in Win...

6/15/2014 6/15/2014

"Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (August 17, 1914 – August 17, 1988) was an American lawyer, politician, and businessman. He was the fifth child of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady ...

6/27/2007 6/15/2014

Lucius Robinson (1810–1891) was known as a “guardian of the economy” when he served as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee in the State Assembly. During the Civil War, he se...

7/28/2011 6/14/2014

Richard C. Shannon (1839 - 1920)

Richard Cutts Shannon (February 12, 1839 - October 5, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New London, Connecticut, Shannon was graduated from the grammar and high sch...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

James Brooks (1810 - 1873)

) James Brooks (November 10, 1810 – April 30, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War. He was born on November 10, 1810, in Portland, M...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Davis Carpenter (1799 - 1878)

Davis Carpenter, born at Walpole, NH on Dec. 25,1799; attended Middlebury College, Vermont and rook the degree of M.D.in 1824; moved to New York in 1825; married with AZUBAH BROCKWAY on Oct. 5,1825, ...

7/10/2011 5/31/2014

William Sulzer was an American lawyer and politician, nicknamed Plain Bill Sulzer. He was the 39th Governor of New York and a long-serving congressman from the same state. He was the first and so far o...

7/29/2011 5/31/2014

Rep. Joel Turrill (J-NY) MP (1794 - 1859)

Joel Turrill (1794–1859) was a judge, politician, and diplomat from New York. Life Joel Turrill was born February 22, 1794 in Shoreham, Vermont and attended the common school. He later gra...

1/24/2011 5/31/2014

De Alva S. Alexander (1846 - 1925)

De Alva Stanwood Alexander (July 17, 1846 – January 30, 1925) was an American journalist, lawyer, historian, and member of the United States House of Representatives. Biography Alexander w...

5/30/2014 5/30/2014

Joseph McCrum Belford (1852 - 1917)

US Congressman. The cousin of Colorado Congressman James Burns Belford, he graduated from Dickinson College in 1871. He taught school and moved Riverhead in 1884. Belford studied law while continui...

5/1/2009 5/29/2014

Joseph McCrum Belford (c.1822 - 1869)

4/9/2009 5/29/2014

Thomas Hill Hubbard (1781 - 1857)

Thomas Hill Hubbard (December 5, 1781—May 21, 1857) was an American lawyer, judge and public official from Madison County, New York. A member of the Democratic-Republican party, Hubbard was tw...

5/24/2014 5/24/2014

John N. Hungerford (1825 - 1883)

John Newton Hungerford (December 31, 1825 - April 2, 1883) was a banker, philanthropist, and a U.S. Representative from New York.

5/24/2014 5/24/2014

Daniel N. Lockwood MP (1841 - 1906)

Daniel Newton Lockwood (June 1, 1844 Hamburg, New York - June 1, 1906) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He graduated from Union College in 1865. Then he studied law, was ...

6/15/2009 5/24/2014

Edward Wemple (1843 - 1920)

Edward Wemple (October 23, 1843 in Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York – December 18, 1920 in Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York) was an American businessman and U.S. Representative...

5/24/2014 5/24/2014

Wallace T. Foote, Jr. (1864 - 1910)

Wallace Turner Foote, Jr. (April 7, 1864 - December 17, 1910) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Port Henry, New York, Foote attended the Port Henry Union School and Williston Seminar...

5/24/2014 5/24/2014