Amos Lane, U.S. Congress

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Amos Lane

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Birthplace: near Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Death: September 02, 1849 (71)
Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana, United States
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Son of Amos Lane and Asanath Lane
Husband of Mary Lane
Father of Captain John Foote Lane; Brig. General James H. "Jim" Lane (USA), U.S. Senator; George W. Lane; Ann Lane and Mary Lane

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About Amos Lane, U.S. Congress

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amos_Lane

Amos Lane (March 1, 1778 – September 2, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, father of James Henry Lane.

Born near Aurora, New York, Lane attended the public schools. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice at Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in 1808. He moved to Burlington, Kentucky, and practiced law. He returned to Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in 1814 and continued the practice of his profession.

Lane was elected a member of the first Indiana House of Representatives in 1816. He was reelected in 1817.

Lane was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He was again a member of the Indiana House of Representatives in 1839 and served as speaker. He died in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, September 2, 1849. He was interred in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. He was reinterred in Greendale Cemetery.

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Amos Lane, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1778
March 1, 1778
near Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, United States
1809
1809
Age 30
1814
June 22, 1814
Age 36
Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States
1849
September 2, 1849
Age 71
Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana, United States
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