Ogden Hoffman, Sr

Ogden Hoffman, Sr

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 1 May 1856 (aged 62)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Memorial ID 13415750 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Columbia College in 1812, entered the U.S. Navy, was commissioned a Midshipman and served in the War of 1812. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced to practice law in Goshen, New York. He was district attorney of Orange County, (1823-26), a member of the New York State Assembly, (1825-26, 28) and district attorney of the New York City, (1829-35). In 1837, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1841. After leaving Congress, he was U.S. District Attorney of New York, (1841-45) and New York State Attorney General, (1853-55).

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 13415750
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ogden Hoffman, Sr (3 May 1793–1 May 1856), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13415750, citing Saint Marks Church-In-The-Bowery Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .