John Arnot Jr.

John Arnot Jr.

Birth
Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Death 20 Nov 1886 (aged 55)
Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Burial Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 18784064 · View Source
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US Congressman. He attended Yale but left before graduation to enter the banking business. From 1859 to 1864 Arnot was Village President of Elmira, New York. During the Civil War he served in Elmira as a Union Army Paymaster, attaining the rank of Major. After Elmira was incorporated as a city he served as its Mayor in 1864, 1870 and 1874. In 1882 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat. He was reelected in 1884 and served from 1883 until his death.

Bio by: Bill McKern



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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 5 Apr 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18784064
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Arnot Jr. (11 Mar 1831–20 Nov 1886), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18784064, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .