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Andrew McCord

Birth
Stony Ford, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 1808 (aged 53–54)
Stony Ford, Orange County, New York, USA
Burial Stony Ford, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 17308576 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Newburgh Academy and became a farmer. In November 1775 McCord was a member of the New Paltz convention that chose deputies to the Second Provincial Congress. He joined the Ulster County Militia and served in the Revolution, attaining the rank of Captain before resigning in 1798. McCord served in the New York Assembly from 1795 to 1796, and in 1798, 1800 and 1802. In 1802 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democratic-Republican and served one term, 1803 to 1805. He was again elected to the New York Assembly in 1807 and served as Speaker.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17308576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew McCord (1754–1808), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17308576, citing McCord Family Cemetery (defunct), Stony Ford, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .