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Joseph Russell
Birth: 1800
Warrensburg
Warren County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1875
Glens Falls
Warren County
New York, USA

US Congressman. He was a founder of Warrensburg's Masonic Lodge, became active in the lumber business, and was involved in other ventures, including part ownership of the Warren House hotel. He was elected Warrensburg's Town Supervisor in 1830, 1835 and 1840. From 1834 to 1837 he served as Warren County Sheriff, and he was elected to the New York Assembly in 1840. In 1844 he was the successful Democratic candidate for a seat in the US House of Representatives, serving one term, 1845 to 1847. In 1850 he was again elected to the US House, serving one term, 1851 to 1853. He later moved to Glens Falls, where he was a founder of the First National Bank of Glens Falls and became active in the Glens Falls Masonic Lodge. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ann Vowers Russell (1801 - 1848)*
 
 Children:
  John A. Russell (1821 - 1879)*
  Ann Elizabeth Russell Mooney (1828 - 1895)*
  Sarah Jane Russell Cowles (1833 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glens Falls Cemetery
Glens Falls
Warren County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Robert E. Vines
Record added: Aug 31, 2000
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 24, 2012
Rest in Peace, Joseph.
- Mary
 Added: Sep. 26, 2011
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