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Henry Bleecker Metcalfe

  • Birth 20 Jan 1805 Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
  • Death 7 Feb 1881 Richmond, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Burial New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 17370687

US Congressman. He moved to New York City with his family in 1811, and later to Richmond on Staten Island. He was Richmond County District Attorney from 1826 to 1832, and Richmond County Judge from 1840 to 1841 and 1847 to 1875. In 1874 Metcalfe was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat and served one term, 1875 to 1877. During his term in Congress he was Chairman of the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings. He did not run for reelection and retired to his home in Richmond.

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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 9 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17370687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Bleecker Metcalfe (20 Jan 1805–7 Feb 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17370687, citing Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .