Randall Sanford Street

Catskill, Greene County, New York, USA
Death 21 Nov 1841 (aged 60–61)
Monticello, Sullivan County, New York, USA
Burial Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
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US Congressman. He studied law and became an attorney in Poughkeepsie, New York, around the time of his 1802 marriage. He was District Attorney for the Second Judicial District from February 1810 to February 1811. During the War of 1812 he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the New York Militia. Street was District Attorney again from March 1813 to February 1815. He maintained his militia membership, rising to the rank of Brigadier General. In 1818 Street was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Federalist and served one term, 1819 to 1821. In 1825 he moved to Monticello, Sullivan County, where he practiced law until his death. Street was the father of Alfred Billings Street, an attorney, magazine editor, and critically acclaimed poet who also served as New York State Librarian. Randall S. Street was originally interred at Christ Church (Episcopal) Cemetery. In 1888 all the remains at this location were moved to Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.

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