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John Godfrey Schumaker
Birth: 1826
Death: 1905

US Congressman. Born in Claverack, New York, he graduated from Lenox Academy Massachusetts, studied law and was admitted in 1847. He moved to Brooklyn, New York, in 1853, open a legal office, was District Attorney for Kings County, (1856-59), corporation counsel for the City of Brooklyn, (1862-64) and a member of the New York State constitutional conventions, (1862, 1867, 1894). In 1869, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress, served until 1871 and was again elected to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses, serving (1873-77). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 79 in Brooklyn, New York. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 140 - Plot 24532
 
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Record added: Nov 07, 1998
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John Godfrey Schumaker
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