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Alexander Smith, US Congressman elect (1818 - 1878)

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...

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Henry Clay Miner MP (1842 - 1900)

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...

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Freeborn G. Jewett, US Congress (1791 - 1858)

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...

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

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 ...

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Arphaxed Loomis, US Congress (1798 - 1885)

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...

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt II MP (1914 - 1988)

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Lucius Robinson, Governor (1810 - 1891)

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...

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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...

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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...

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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, ...

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Gov. William Sulzer, US Congress (1863 - 1941)

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...

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US Rep. Joel Turrill (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...

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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...

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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...

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Joseph McCrum Belford (1822 - 1869)

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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...

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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.

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Daniel N. Lockwood (1844 - 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 ...

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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...

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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...

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George Anson Starkweather (1794 - 1879)

George Anson Starkweather (May 19, 1794 - October 15, 1879) was a United States Representative from New York, his eldest son being John Converse Starkweather. He is not to be confused with his son, Geo...

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Clarkson Nott Potter, US Rep. (1825 - 1882)

Clarkson Nott Potter (April 25, 1825 – January 23, 1882) was an American civil engineer, then (1848-1868) a practising lawyer in New York City, and in 1869-1875 and in 1877-1881 a Democratic...

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Henry B. Cowles (1798 - 1867)

Henry Booth Cowles (March 18, 1798 – May 17, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Cowles moved with his father to Dutchess County, New York, in 1809....

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Charles Borland, Jr. (1786 - 1852)

. Charles Borland, Jr. (June 29, 1786 – February 23, 1852) was an American politician and a U. S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in Minisink, Orange County, New York Borland ...

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John Maynard, Jr. (1786 - 1850)

) John Maynard (January 8, 1786 Frederick County, Maryland – March 24, 1850 Auburn) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life Maynard graduated from Union College, Schene...

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John Watts Cady MP (1790 - 1854)

John Watts Cady (June 28, 1790 in Florida, Montgomery County, New York – January 5, 1854 in Johnstown, Fulton County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Cady attend...

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Harmanus Peek (deceased)

Harmanus Peek (June 24, 1782 Albany, New York - September 27, 1838 Schenectady, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He graduated from Union College in 1804. Then h...

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Preston King, U.S. Senator (1806 - 1865)

) Preston King (October 14, 1806 – November 12, 1865) was a United States Representative and Senator from New York. Biography Born in Ogdensburg, New York, he pursued classical studies and...

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David P. Brewster (1801 - 1876)

David Payne Brewster (June 15, 1801 – February 20, 1876) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in Cairo, New York, Brewster attended the common...

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Selah Brewster Strong (1792 - 1872)

Selah Brewster Strong (May 1, 1792 Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York – November 29, 1872 Setauket, Suffolk Co, NY) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was bor...

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John Savage (1779 - c.1863)

) John Savage (February 22, 1779 in Salem, Washington County, New York – October 19, 1863 in Utica, Oneida County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician. Life He graduated from U...

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Morris S. Miller (1779 - 1824)

Morris Smith Miller (July 31, 1779 – November 16, 1824) was a United States Representative from New York. Life Born in New York City, he graduated from Union College in 1798. He studied la...

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Gov. Richard C. McCormick, US Congress (AZ & NY) (1832 - d.)

Richard Cunningham McCormick, Jr. (May 23, 1832 – June 2, 1901) was an American politician, businessman, and journalist. He served as the second Governor of Arizona Territory, three time Deleg...

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Abram Stevens Hewitt MP (1822 - 1903)

Met Edward Cooper at Columbia College. They became friends and traveled together before going into business together. HE met and married Edward Cooper's sister. Hewitt was elected to Congress in 1874...

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Lathrop Brown (1883 - 1959)

Lathrop Brown (February 26, 1883 – November 28, 1959) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he graduated from Groton School in 1900 and from Harvard Universi...

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Robert B. Van Valkenburgh, US Congress (1821 - 1888)

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. A prominent member of the New Yorlk State Legislature before the Civil War, upon the outbreak of the conflict he administered a recruiting depot, and hel...

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Jonas P. Phoenix, US Congress (1788 - 1859)

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Silas Stow, US Congress (1773 - 1827)

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1811 to 1813. Also served as a State Court Judge in 1801.

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Ralph A. Gamble, US Congress New York (1885 - 1959)

Ralph Abernethy Gamble (May 6, 1885 – March 4, 1959) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Life Gamble was born on May 6, 1885, in Yankton, South...

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John Hathorn, US Congress (1749 - 1825)

Was nominated as Lt. Colonel for the four regiments to be raised for the defense of this colony, February 28, 1776. He was commissioned Colonel of the 4th Orange County militia regiment (Florida and Wa...

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Matthias J. Bovee, US Congress (c.1793 - c.1872)

Matthias Jacob Bovee (July 24, 1793 – September 12, 1872) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York from 1835 to 1837.[1] Born in Amsterdam, New York, Bovee attended...

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Benedict Arnold, US Congress (1780 - 1849)

Benedict Arnold (October 5, 1780 – March 3, 1849) was an American politician from New York, and a member of the House of Representatives. Arnold was born in Amsterdam, Tryon County, New York...

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Harmanus Bleecker, US Congress (c.1779 - 1849)

Harmanus Bleecker (October 9, 1779 – July 19, 1849) was a United States Representative from New York, Chargé d'Affaires to the Netherlands and philanthropist. C Harmanus Bleecker was bo...

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Justice Amasa J. Parker, US Congess (1807 - 1890)

Amasa Junius Parker (June 2, 1807 – May 13, 1890) was a U.S. Representative from New York and a justice of the New York Supreme Court. Amasa Junius Parker was born in Sharon, Connecticut on ...

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James Geddes, US Congress (1763 - 1838)

US Congressman from New York. A farmer and self-taught surveyor, mapmaker and engineer, he settled in Onondaga County in 1794 and established New York's salt industry when he investigated the brine...

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Orlando Kellogg, US Congress (1809 - 1865)

Orlando Kellogg (June 18, 1809 – August 24, 1865) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War and the early days of Reconstruction. Biography Bor...

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Brevet Brig. General Stewart L. Woodford (USA), Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Spain (1835 - 1913)

Click here to view the Wikipedia.com page for Stewart Lyndon Woodford Click here to view more about Stewart Lyndon Woodford on the Spanish American War Centennial Website From the 1870 federal cens...

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John W. Taylor, 11th & 14th Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives MP (1784 - 1854)

) John W. Taylor (March 26, 1784 – September 18, 1854) was an early 19th century U.S. politician from New York. Life He was born in 1784 in that part of the Town of Ballston, then in A...

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Theodore Medad Pomeroy, 30th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1824 - 1905)

Theodore Medad Pomeroy (December 31, 1824 – March 23, 1905) was a United States politician. He served in the House of Representatives as a Republican from New York from 1861 to 1869. He also s...

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Horace Greeley, US Congress MP (1811 - 1872)

Editor and reformer Horace Greeley changed the direction of American journalism and played an important role in the social and political movements surrounding the Civil War. His New York Tribune was Am...

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Erastus Corning, US Congress (1794 - 1872)

Erastus Corning Portrait of Erastus Corning by Mathew Brady, ca. 1860 Born December 14, 1794(1794-12-14) Norwich, Connecticut Died April 9, 1872 (aged 77) Albany, New York Children Erast...

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Bertrand Hollis Snell (1870 - 1958)

Bertrand Hollis Snell (December 9, 1870 – February 2, 1958) represented the state of New York in the United States House of Representatives. Early life Snell was born in Colton, New York, ...

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Augustus W. Bennet (1897 - 1983)

Augustus Witschief Bennet (October 7, 1897 – June 5, 1983) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he was a son of U.S. Representative William Stiles Bennet an...

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Charles B. Law (1872 - 1929)

Charles Blakeslee Law (February 5, 1872 - September 15, 1929) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Hannibal, New York, Law attended the public schools. He was graduated from Colgate Aca...

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Bruce Fairchild Barton (1886 - 1967)

Bruce Fairchild Barton (August 5, 1886 – July 5, 1967) was an American author, advertising executive, and politician. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1937 to 1940 as a Republican from New ...

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Francis B. Cutting, US Representative (1804 - 1870)

Francis B. Cutting Francis Brockholst Cutting (August 6, 1804 – June 26, 1870) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in New York City, Cutting attended Bensel School and was also t...

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Moses Hicks Grinnell (1803 - 1877)

"Throughout New York’s history, there are few men more prominently identified with her commercial growth and prosperity, also in the advancement of her shipping, than Moses Hicks* Grinnell. Un...

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Theodorus Bailey, U.S. Senator (1758 - 1828)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for New York with the rank of ADJUTANT. DAR # Ancestor #: A004777 ) Theodorus Bailey (October 12, 1758 – September 6, 1828) was an American lawyer and po...

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Levi Morton, 22nd Vice President of the USA MP (1824 - 1920)

Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was a Representative from New York and the 22nd Vice President of the United States. He also later served as the 31st Governor of New York.---...

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Benjamin Wood (1820 - 1900)

Benjamin Wood (1820 – 21 February 1900) was a nineteenth-century American politician from the state of New York during the American Civil War. He was the brother of US congressional represen...

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Jefferson Monroe (Michael) Levy MP (1852 - 1924)

LEVY, Jefferson Monroe, a Representative from New York; born in New York City April 16, 1852; attended public and private schools; was graduated from the New York University Law School in 1873; was adm...

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Gouverneur Kemble MP (1786 - 1875)

Gouverneur Kemble (January 25, 1786 – September 18, 1875) was a two-term United States Congressman, diplomat and industrialist. He helped found the West Point Foundry, a major producer of arti...

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Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762 - 1848)

Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (August 29, 1762 - July 13, 1848) was a United States Representative from New York. A member of New York's Van Cortlandt family, he was the son of Pierre Van Cortlandt, an ear...

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Philip Van Cortlandt (1749 - 1831)

Philip Van Cortlandt (August 21, 1749–November 21, 1831) was an American surveyor, land-owner, and politician from Westchester County, New York. During the Revolutionary War, Colonel Cortlandt...

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Edward Irving Koch MP (1924 - 2013)

Edward Irving Koch served three terms as Mayor of New York (1978-1989) and served in the United States House of Representatives (1969-1977). Edward I. Koch was elected the 105th Mayor of New York Cit...

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Horace Wheaton (1803 - 1882)

Horace Wheaton (February 24, 1803 - June 23, 1882) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, he moved with his parents to Pompey, Onondaga C...

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Victory Birdseye, US Congress (1782 - 1853)

(portrait, photo of house Victory Birdseye House, 7357 Cherry Road, Pompey, 1818 ) Congressional Biography: BIRDSEYE, Victory, a Representative from New York; born in Cornwall, Conn., December 25...

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Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792 - 1869)

He was elected as a Whig to the 30th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1847, to March 3, 1849.

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Benjamin Tallmadge MP (1754 - 1835)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A112617 Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Benjamin Tallmadge (11 February 1754 –...

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William W. Cocks (1861 - 1932)

William Willets Cocks (July 24, 1861 – May 24, 1932) was an American politician from New York. Life Born in Old Westbury, Long Island, he attended private schools and Swarthmore Colleg...

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Frederick Cocks Hicks (1872 - 1925)

Frederick Cocks Hicks (originally Frederick Hicks Cocks; March 6, 1872 - December 14, 1925) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Westbury, he attended the public schools, Swarthm...

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James S. Sherman, 27th Vice President of the United States MP (1855 - 1912)

From Wikipedia: 27th VP of US In office Mar 4 1909–Oct 30 1912 President William Howard Taft Preceded by Charles W Fairbanks Succeeded by Thomas R Marshall Mbr US House of Rep from N...

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Franklin Bartlett (1847 - 1909)

Franklin Bartlett (September 10, 1847 – April 23, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Bartlett was born in Uxbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts, and graduated...

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Edwin Barber Morgan (1806 - 1881)

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 25th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1853 to 1859. Edwin Barber Morgan (May 2, 1806 – October 13, 1881) w...

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Christopher Morgan (1808 - 1877)

Christopher Morgan (June 4, 1808 – April 3, 1877) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of Edwin Barber Morgan and nephew of Noyes Barber. Born in Aurora, New York, Morgan pursu...

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William J. Bacon (1803 - 1889)

William Johnson Bacon (February 18, 1803 Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts - July 3, 1889 Utica, Oneida County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life ...

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Robert L. Bacon (1884 - 1938)

Robert Low Bacon (July 23, 1884 – September 12, 1938) was a banker, Lieutenant Colonel, and congressman from New York. Biography Born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, the son of Martha...

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Congressman Edwin Einstein (1842 - 1905)

EINSTEIN, Edwin, a Representative from New York; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 18, 1842; moved with his parents to New York City in 1846; worked as clerk in a store; received a collegiate training...

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Ruth Sears Pratt (1877 - 1965)

Ruth Baker Pratt (born Ruth Sears Baker) was a politician and the first congresswoman to be elected from New York. She was born in Ware, Massachusetts, where her father was a dry-goods merchant, Edwi...

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Rufus Peckham (1809 - 1873)

) Rufus Wheeler Peckham (December 20, 1809 – November 22, 1873) was a judge and congressman from New York, and the father of a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Biography Peckham was born in Ren...

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Peter A. Porter, Jr. (1853 - 1925)

Peter Augustus Porter (October 10, 1853 – December 15, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from New York, and grandson of Peter Buell Porter. Porter was the son of Mary Cabell Breckenridge and Col...

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Peter Buell Porter, Secretary of War MP (1773 - 1844)

Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut - March 20, 1844 Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York) was an American lawyer, soldier and politician who served as Un...

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Jeremiah Halsey Pierson (1766 - 1855)

Jeremiah Halsey Pierson (September 13, 1766, Newark, New Jersey – December 12, 1855, Ramapo, Rockland County, New York) was an American politician from New York. Life Pierson removed w...

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James Wolcott Wadsworth (1846 - 1926)

James Wolcott Wadsworth (October 12, 1846, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 24, 1926, Washington, D.C.) was an American farmer, soldier and statesman. Life He was the son of Civil...

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Leo F. Rayfiel (1888 - 1978)

Leo Frederick Rayfiel (March 22, 1888 - November 18, 1978) was a United States Representative from New York. Biography Born in New York City, Rayfiel graduated from the New York University La...

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John Sanford (1851 - 1939)

) John Sanford (January 18, 1851 - September 26, 1939) was an American businessman, a prominent owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses, and a member of the United States House of Representatives fr...

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Alanson B. Houghton (1863 - 1941)

Alanson Bigelow Houghton (October 10, 1863– September 15, 1941) was an American businessman, politician, and diplomat who served as a Congressman and Ambassador. He was a member of the Republi...

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Jotham Post, Jr. (1771 - 1817)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jotham Post, Jr. (April 4, 1771 – May 15, 1817) was a U.S. Representative from the state of New York, USA. Born near Westbury, New York, Post was graduated ...

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Cornelius C. Schoonmaker (1745 - 1796)

Cornelius Corneliusen Schoonmaker (June 1745 – 1796) was a United States Representative from New York. Life Born in Shawangunk (now Wallkill), Ulster County, New York, he received a limite...

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Marius Schoonmaker (1811 - 1894)

Marius Schoonmaker (April 24, 1811 – January 5, 1894) was a United States Representative from New York. Biography Schoonmaker was born to Cornelia (1784–1874) and Zachariah Schoonma...

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Alfred Conkling, US Congress (1789 - 1874)

US Congressman, US Diplomat. Elected to represent New York's 14th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1821 to 1823. Also served as Judge of the United States District C...

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Frederick A Conkling, US Congress (1816 - 1891)

Frederick Augustus Cockling was a United States Representative from New York during the American Civil War, and a postbellum banker, insurance company executive, and writer.

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Roscoe Conkling, US Senate & Congress (1829 - 1888)

Roscoe Conkling was a politician from New York who served both as a member of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He was the leader of the Republican Party in New...

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Abram B. Olin, US Congress (1808 - 1879)

Abram Baldwin Olin, Congressman and Judge. Abram Baldwin Olin (September 21, 1808 – July 7, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from New York. He subsequently served as an Associate Justice of t...

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Nathaniel Howell, US Congress (1770 - 1851)

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 21st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1813 to 1815. Also served as a State Court Judge, and a member of the New York ...

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Edward Murray Bassett (1863 - 1948)

Edward Murray Bassett (1863–1948) was one of the founding fathers of modern day urban planning. Known as "The Father of American Zoning," Bassett wrote the first comprehensive zoning ordinance...

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Frederick M. Davenport (1866 - 1956)

Frederick Morgan Davenport (August 27, 1866 – December 26, 1956) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Life Davenport was born in Salem, Mass...

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John Emory Andrus (1841 - 1934)

John Emory Andrus (February 16, 1841 – December 26, 1934) was mayor of Yonkers, New York, a U.S. Congressman from New York, and founder of the SURDNA Foundation. Biography Born in Pleasa...

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Rep. Oliver H. P. Belmont (1858 - 1908)

Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont (November 12, 1858 – June 10, 1908) was an American socialite and United States Representative from New York. Biography Belmont was born in New York City, N...

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