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US Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1835, studied law, and became an attorney in Monroe, Michigan. In 1839 he settled in Ovid, New York, where he continued to practice law. He was elected...

8/16/2016 8/18/2016

Roswell Hart (August 4, 1824 – April 20, 1883) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Rochester, he completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Yale College in 1843...

8/17/2016 8/18/2016

Henry George Stebbins (1811 - 1881)

In the wake of the Panic of 1857, "that nest of gamblers the Brokers' Board" (socalled by a Manhattan newspaper seeking to fix responsibility for the financial chaos) met one day to elect a new preside...

3/8/2008 8/8/2016

Charles H. Ruggles (1789 - 1865)

Charles Herman Ruggles (February 10, 1789 New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut – June 16, 1865 Poughkeepsie, New York, Dutchess County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Anson Herrick (1812 - 1868)

Anson Herrick (January 21, 1812 – February 6, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War. Born in Lewiston, Maine, Herrick attended public...

8/6/2016 8/6/2016

Stephen Sanford (1826 - 1913)

Stephen Sanford (May 26, 1826 - February 13, 1913) was an American businessman and a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York's 18th congressional district. He married Sar...

2/3/2012 8/5/2016

John Sanford (1803 - 1857)

) John Sanford (June 3, 1803 - October 4, 1857) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Roxbury, Connecticut, he was the second son of Sarah Curtis (1771–1856) and her husband Ste...

2/3/2012 8/5/2016

Norman J. Gould (1877 - 1964)

Norman Judd Gould (March 15, 1877 – August 20, 1964) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Biography Gould was born in Seneca Falls, New York...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul (pronounced HOKE-ul; born August 27, 1958) is an American politician who is the 77th and current Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York. She served previously a...

9/21/2009 7/8/2016

Charles Rufus Skinner, a Representative from New York; born in Union Square, Oswego County, N.Y., August 4, 1844; attended the common schools and Clinton Liberal Institute; was graduated from Mexico ...

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

Honorable Joseph Mabbett, eldest son of Stephen and Martha Cornell (Mabbett) Warren, was born in Troy, New York, January 28, 1813, died in that city, September 9, 1896. He graduated from Washington, no...

6/6/2011 7/4/2016

William Augustus Sackett (November 18, 1811 - September 6, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Aurelius, near Auburn, New York, Sackett attended private schools and Aurora Academ...

6/15/2011 7/4/2016

Lewis Kirby Rockefeller, a Representative from New York; born in Schenectady, N.Y., November 25, 1875; attended the public schools; was graduated from New York State College, Albany, N.Y., in 1898; p...

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

Gregory Wright Carman (born January 31, 1937) is a Senior Judge of the United States Court of International Trade and was formerly a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives fr...

6/23/2016 7/4/2016

Elbridge G. Spaulding (1809 - 1897)

Elbridge Gerry Spaulding (February 24, 1809 – May 5, 1897) was an American lawyer, banker, and Republican Party politician. He opposed slavery and supported the idea for the first U.S. currenc...

7/2/2016 7/2/2016

Edward Curtis (1801 - 1856)

) Edward Curtis (born October 25, 1801 in Windsor, Vermont – died August 2, 1856) was a Representative from New York for two terms, March 4, 1837 through March 3, 1841. He served as Collector ...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

Bates Cooke, a Representative from New York; born in Wallingford, Conn., December 23, 1787; attended the public schools; moved to Lewiston, N.Y.; studied law; was admitted to the bar about 1815 and c...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Ebenezer Foote Norton, a Representative from New York; born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., November 7, 1774; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; m...

3/17/2009 6/28/2016

Daniel Greene Garnsey, a Representative from New York; born in Canaan, Columbia County, N.Y., June 17, 1779; attended private schools; member of the State militia in 1805; brigade inspector in Sarato...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Phineas Lyman Tracy (1786 - 1876)

Phineas Lyman Tracy (December 25, 1786 – December 22, 1876) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of Albert Haller Tracy. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Tracy graduated from Yale C...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Albert Haller Tracy (1793 - 1859)

Albert Haller Tracy (June 17, 1793 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut – September 19, 1859 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Lif...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Anson George McCook (October 10, 1835 – December 30, 1917) was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, attorney, and three-term postbellum U.S. Congressman ...

6/1/2011 6/24/2016

Milo Goodrich (January 3, 1814 – April 15, 1881) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in East Homer, Cortland County, he moved with his parents to Cortlandville in 1816. He a...

10/11/2008 6/24/2016

DeWitt Clinton Littlejohn (February 7, 1818 in Bridgewater, Oneida County – October 27, 1892 in Oswego, Oswego County, New York) was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army and a United S...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Charles Holker Carroll (1794 - 1865)

US Congressman. Born in Belle Vue, Hagerstown, Maryland, he graduated from St. Mary’s College in 1813, then moved to Livingston County, New York and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was su...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Hon. Perry Belmont (1851 - 1947)

Perry Belmont (December 28, 1851 – May 25, 1947) was an American politician and diplomat. Biography He was born in New York City, the son of August Belmont. His brothers were Oliver Hazard P...

4/25/2009 6/7/2016

Henry Colvin Brewster (1845 - 1928)

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 31st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1895 to 1899. (bio by: K)

6/3/2016 6/3/2016

Charles Brewster Benedict (February 7, 1828 – October 3, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Attica, Wyoming County, New York, Benedict was the son of Thomas and Sarah Bre...

6/3/2016 6/3/2016

John Alexander Searing, a Representative from New York; born in North Hempstead, N.Y., May 14, 1805; completed preparatory studies; sheriff of Queens County, N.Y., 1843-1846; member of the State asse...

4/13/2011 5/27/2016

William Weightman Valk, a Representative from New York; born in Charleston, S.C., October 12, 1806; attended the local school and was graduated from the University of South Carolina at Columbia in 18...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

James Maurice, a Representative from New York; born in New York City November 7, 1814; attended Broad Street Academy; became clerk in a law office at the age of twelve years; studied law; was admitte...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

John Alsop King MP (1788 - 1867)

John Alsop King (1788–1867) was an American politician who served as governor (1857–1859) of New York. He was born in the area now encompassed by New York City on 3 January 1788 and was...

7/1/2008 5/26/2016

Frederick William Lord, a Representative from New York; born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., December 11, 1800; attended Lyme Academy and was graduated from Yale College in 1821; professor of math...

3/24/2015 5/26/2016

US Congressman. He was elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 1st Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1845 to 1847. John W. Lawrence, was a mem...

4/27/2009 5/25/2016

Charles Albert Floyd, a Representative from New York; born in Smithtown, Suffolk County, N.Y., in 1791; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; county clerk in 1820 and 1821; s...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

From his English Wikipedia page: Thomas Birdsall Jackson (March 24, 1797 – April 23, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Jerusalem, Long Island, New York, Jackson attend...

9/24/2015 5/25/2016

. James Guyon, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Richmond, Richmond County, N.Y., December 24, 1778; pursued an academic course; appointed captain of the Second Squadron, First Division of...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

George Townsend, a Representative from New York; born in Lattingtown, township of Oyster Bay, Queens County, N.Y., in 1769; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth...

1/30/2009 5/25/2016

James Lent, U.S Congress (1782 - 1833)

James Lent, a Representative from New York; born in Newtown, Long Island (now a part of the Borough of Queens), N.Y., in 1782; engaged in mercantile pursuits in New York City; judge of Queens County ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Silas Wood, a Representative from New York; born in West Hills, near Huntington, Suffolk County, N.Y., September 14, 1769; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Princeton College in 1789 and ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Tredwell Scudder, a Representative from New York; born in Islip, Suffolk County, N.Y., January 1, 1778; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; town supervisor of Islip in 1795...

10/7/2009 5/25/2016

Jacob Crocheron, (brother of Henry Crocheron), a Representative from New York; born on Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., August 23, 1774; engaged in agricultural pursuits; sheriff of Richmond Cou...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Henry Crocheron, (brother of Jacob Crocheron), a Representative from New York; born on Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., December 26, 1772; attended the common schools; engaged in mercantile purs...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

John Lefferts, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., December 17, 1785; attended the public schools; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815)...

4/8/2016 5/25/2016

. Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (February 16, 1884 – July 17, 1961) was a United States Representative from New York, U.S. Minister to Portugal, U.S. Minister to Hungary, and an instigator and m...

5/6/2008 5/25/2016

Jonathan Fisk, a Representative from New York; born in Amherst, N.H., September 26, 1778; attended the public schools; taught school; moved to Newburgh, N.Y., in 1800; studied law; was admitted to th...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

Henry Glen, a Representative from New York; born in Schenectady, N.Y., July 13, 1739; appointed clerk of Schenectady County February 27, 1767, and served until March 11, 1809; served as a deputy quar...

9/5/2008 5/24/2016

John Evert Van Alen, a Representative from New York; born in Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y., in 1749; completed preparatory studies; served in the Revolutionary War as a private in the 7th regimen...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

Ezekiel Gilbert, a Representative from New York; born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., March 25, 1756; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Yale College in 1778; studied law; was ...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

Peter Van Gaasbeck, a Representative from New York; born in Ulster County, N.Y., September 27, 1754; attended the grammar schools and became a man of prominence in the county and State; engaged in me...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

) John Watts (August 27, 1749 New York City - September 3, 1836) was an American lawyer and politician from New York City who represented New York in the U.S. House. Life He was the son of Jo...

10/11/2012 5/24/2016

James Gordon, a Representative from New York; born in the parish of Killead, County Antrim, Ireland, October 31, 1739; attended the local schools; immigrated to the United States in 1758; settled in ...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

findagrave... ; newnetherlandinstitute.... ; Jeremiah Van Rensselaer (August 27, 1738 – February 19, 1810) was a Representative from New York to the United States Congress. He was the father...

9/8/2008 5/24/2016

Peter Henry Silvester, (grandson of Peter Silvester), a Representative from New York; born in Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y., February 17, 1807; attended Kinderhook Academy, and was graduated from...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

Peter Silvester, (grandfather of Peter Henry Silvester), a Representative from New York; born at Shelter Island, Long Island, N.Y., in 1734; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted t...

12/18/2008 5/24/2016

Chris Collins, a Representative from New York; born in Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y., May 20, 1950; B.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., 1972; M.B.A., University of Alabama, ...

5/23/2016 5/24/2016

Brian Higgins, a Representative from New York; born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 6, 1959; B.A., Buffalo State College, Buffalo, N.Y., 1984; M.A., Buffalo State College, Buffalo, N.Y., 1985;...

5/22/2016 5/23/2016

Louise McIntosh Slaughter, a Representative from New York; born Louise McIntosh in Harlan County, Ky., August 14, 1929; B.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1951; M.S., University of Kentuck...

5/22/2016 5/23/2016

John Katko, a Representative from New York; born in Camillus, Onondaga County, N.Y., November 9, 1962; graduated from Bishop Ludden High School, Syracuse, N.Y., 1980; B.A., Niagara University, Lewist...

4/27/2013 5/23/2016

Thomas W. Reed II, a Representative from New York; born in Joliet, Will County, Ill., November 18, 1971; graduated from Horseheads High School, Horseheads, N.Y., 1989; B.A., Alfred University, Alfred...

5/22/2016 5/23/2016

Richard Hanna, a Representative from New York; born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., January 25, 1951; graduated from Whitesboro High School, Marcy, N.Y.; B.A., Reed College, Portland, Oreg., 1976; bus...

5/22/2016 5/23/2016

Elise M. Stefanik, a Representative from New York; born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 2, 1984; graduated from Albany Academy for Girls, Albany, N.Y., 2002; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge,...

5/22/2016 5/23/2016

Benjamin Albertson Willis, a Representative from New York; born in Roslyn, Queens County, N.Y., March 24, 1840; was graduated from Union College in 1861; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1862 ...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Paul Tonko, a Representative from New York; born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., June 18, 1949; graduated from Amsterdam High School, Amsterdam, N.Y., 1967; B.S., Clarkson University, Potsdam,...

5/18/2016 5/19/2016

Francis Burton Harrison MP (1873 - 1957)

Francis Burton Harrison served in the United States House of Representatives and was appointed Governor-General of the Philippines (1913-1921) by President Woodrow Wilson. He so loved the Philippines t...

9/4/2008 5/18/2016

Christopher Gibson, a Representative from New York; born in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, N.Y., May 13, 1964; graduated from Ichabod Crane High School, Kinderhook, N.Y.; B.A., Siena College, Loudo...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Sean Patrick Maloney, a Representative from New York; born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, July 30, 1966; attended Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986; B.A., University of Virginia, Charlott...

3/12/2012 5/17/2016

José E. Serrano, a Representative from New York; born in Mayaguez, P.R., October 24, 1943; graduated from Dodge Vocational High School, N.Y., 1961; attended Lehman College, N.Y., City Universi...

5/16/2016 5/17/2016

Joseph Crowley, a Representative from New York; born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1962; graduated from Power Memorial High School, New York, N.Y., 1981; B.A., Queens College, City Un...

5/16/2016 5/17/2016

Nita Melnikoff Lowey (born July 5, 1937) is an American politician who has served as a U.S. Representative from New York since 1989. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Lowey's district was numb...

10/20/2010 5/17/2016

Charles B. Rangel, a Representative from New York; born in New York, N.Y., June 11, 1930; attended DeWitt Clinton High School; B.S., New York University School of Commerce, New York, N.Y., 1957; LL.B...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

Yvette Diane Clarke, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 21, 1964; attended Oberlin College, Oberlin, N.Y., 1982-1986; childcare specialist; staff, state se...

5/14/2016 5/15/2016

Hugh Leo Carey is an attorney, the 51st Governor of New York who served seven terms in the United States House of Representatives. Hugh Carey is often credited for his extraordinary leadership during N...

7/26/2011 5/15/2016

Daniel M. Donovan, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., November 6, 1956; graduated from Monsignor Farrell High School, Staten Island, N.Y., 1974; B.A., ...

5/14/2016 5/15/2016

Carolyn Bosher Maloney, a Representative from New York; born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., February 19, 1946; B.A., Greensboro College, Greensboro, N.C., 1968; community affairs coordinator, ...

5/14/2016 5/15/2016

Hakeem Jeffries, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 4, 1970; B.A., Binghamton University, Vestal, N.Y., 1992; M.P.P., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C....

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Nydia M. Velázquez, a Representative from New York; born in Yabucoa, P.R., March 28, 1953; B.A., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1974; M.A., New York University, New York, N.Y., 1976; ...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Eliot Lance Engel, a Representative from New York; born in New York, N.Y., February 18, 1947; attended Bronx public schools; B.A., Hunter-Lehman College, City University of New York, New York, N.Y., ...

5/19/2009 5/13/2016

David Abel Russell, a Representative from New York; born in Petersburg, N.Y., in 1780; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salem, N.Y.; appoi...

5/24/2011 5/13/2016

Russell Sage, Hon. MP (1816 - 1906)

Russell Sage (4 August 1816 – 22 July 1906) was a financier, railroad executive and Whig politician from New York, United States. As a frequent partner of Jay Gould in various transactions, he...

6/8/2010 5/12/2016

Sedgwick William (Bill) Green, a Representative from New York; born in New York, N.Y., October 16, 1929; graduated from Horace Mann High School, Riverdale, N.Y., 1946; A.B., Harvard College, Cambridg...

3/20/2013 5/11/2016

Edolphus Towns, a Representative from New York; born in Chadbourn, Columbus County, N.C., July 21, 1934; graduated from West Side High School, Chadbourn, N.C., 1952; B.S., North Carolina Agricultural...

9/15/2009 5/11/2016

Grace Meng, a Representative from New York; born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., October 1, 1975; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1997; J.D., Yeshiva University, New York City, N.Y., ...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Gregory W. Meeks, a Representative from New York; born in East Harlem, New York County, N.Y., September 25, 1953; graduated from Julia Richman High School, New York, N.Y., 1971; B.A., Adelphi Univers...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Kathleen Maura Rice, a Representative from New York; born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 15, 1965; graduated from Garden City High School, Garden City, N.Y., 1983; B.A., Catholic Unive...

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

Steve Israel, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 30, 1958; attended Nassau Community College, Garden City, N.Y., 1978; attended Syracuse University, Syracuse, N...

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

Peter T. King, a Representative from New York; born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1944; B.A., St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., 1965; J.D., Notre Dame University, Notre Dame...

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

Lee M Zeldin, a Representative from New York; born in East Meadow, Nassau County, N.Y., January 30, 1980; graduated from William Floyd High School, Brookhaven, N.Y., 1998; B.A., State University of N...

10/4/2012 5/9/2016

Samuel Birdsall (May 14, 1791 – February 8, 1872) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in Hillsdale, New York, Birdsall attended the common scho...

4/19/2016 5/8/2016

US Congressman. He attended New York University and began his career as a clerk in the office of a New York City newspaper. He later entered banking, and from 1908 to 1918 was in charge of his employ...

4/26/2016 4/26/2016

Charles Ellsworth Goodell (March 16, 1926 – January 21, 1987) was a U.S. Representative and a Senator from New York, notable for coming into both offices under special circumstances following ...

1/20/2012 4/12/2016

Kenneth Barnard Keating (May 18, 1900 – May 5, 1975), was a United States Representative and a U.S. Senator from New York, and in later life, an appellate judge and a diplomat representing the...

1/20/2012 4/11/2016

Jack French Kemp (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a collegiate and professional football player. A Republican, he served as Housing Secretary in the administration ...

3/16/2012 4/11/2016

Stuyvesant Wainwright, II, a Representative from New York; born in New York City March 16, 1921; moved to East Hampton, N.Y., in 1927; graduated from Westminster School, Simsbury, Conn.; interrupted ...

12/29/2008 3/23/2016

Maj. General Stephen van Rensselaer III MP (1764 - 1839)

""The Patroon""

General Stephen Van Rennselaer was a Major General in the New York State Militia during the War of 1812, and he commanded troops along the northern frontier. Stephen Van Rensselaer was badly defeated...

3/9/2007 3/20/2016

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American politician, Union general in the American Civil War, and diplomat. As an antebellum New York p...

4/21/2011 3/14/2016

Ebenezer Sage, a Representative from New York; born in Chatham (now Portland), Conn., August 16, 1755; received his early education from a private tutor and was graduated from Yale College in 1778; s...

9/24/2012 2/20/2016

Eliphalet Wickes, a Representative from New York; born in Huntington, Long Island, N.Y., April 1, 1769; during the Revolution was employed as an express rider; studied law; was admitted to the bar an...

3/23/2009 2/20/2016

Samuel Riker, a Representative from New York; born in Newtown, Long Island, N.Y., April 8, 1743; attended the common schools; member of the Newtown committee of correspondence in 1774; was supervisor...

6/16/2007 2/20/2016

1777 graduate of Yale College, 1786 was elected to the state assembly of NY. He was a member of the convention that adopted the US Constitution in 1778 and a representative to the 5th US Congress.

6/22/2010 2/20/2016