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Obadiah Bowne

Birth
Richmond, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Death 27 Apr 1874 (aged 51)
Richmond, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Burial Richmondtown, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Memorial ID 15829530 · View Source
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Congressman. He attended Princeton College from 1838 to 1840 and became active in local government. He was elected to Congress as Whig in 1850 and served a single term, 1851 to 1853. He returned to Staten Island and resumed his involvement in local government, including serving as Quarantine Commissioner from 1857 to 1859. He became a Republican when the party was founded and was a Presidential elector in 1864.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 20 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15829530
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Obadiah Bowne (19 May 1822–27 Apr 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15829530, citing Saint Andrews Church Cemetery, Richmondtown, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .