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Clarkson Nott Potter
Birth: Apr. 25, 1828
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1882
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born in Schenectady, New York, he graduated from Union College, in 1842, then graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a civil engineer, in 1843. He was working as a surveyor in Wisconsin, when studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1846 and commenced to practice in New York City in 1847. In 1869, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first and to the next two succeeding Congresses, serving until 1875. He declined to be a candidate for re-nomination and was elected to the Forty-fifth Congress, serving (1877-79). He again declined to be a candidate for re-nomination, to serve as trustee of Union College and was president of the American Bar Association, (1881-82). He died at age 56 in New York City. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Vale Cemetery
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 19, 2000
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