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 James Tallmadge

James Tallmadge

Birth
Stanfordville, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 29 Sep 1853 (aged 75)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Plot Vault 118
Memorial ID 3783 · View Source
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US Congressman, Educator. Served in the United States Army during the War of 1812, and was part of the defence garrison of New York City. Elected to represent New York's 4th District to fill the vacancy in the United States House of Representatives caused by the death of Congressman Henry B. Lee, serving from 1817 to 1819. During his tenure he signifacantly contributed legislation that prohibiting further introduction of slaves into the state of Missouri. He declined to run for re-election, and served in the New York State Assembly after his Congressional term was complete. He then served as Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1824 to 1826 before founding New York University. He served as its president from 1830 to 1846.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 2 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3783
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Tallmadge (28 Jan 1778–29 Sep 1853), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3783, citing New York Marble Cemetery, 2nd Ave, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .