David Alexander Bokee


David Alexander Bokee Famous memorial

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 15 Mar 1860 (aged 54)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 119, Lot 133
Memorial ID 3850 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He was in the in mercantile business, while he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in New York City. He was president of the Brooklyn Board of Aldermen, (1840-43, 45-48), a member of the New York State Senate, (1846-49) and trustee of the New York Life Insurance Company, (1848-49). In 1849, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress, serving until 1851. After his term, he was appointed by President Fillmore as naval officer of customs of the Port of New York, serving (1851-53). He then resumed his position as and trustee of the New York Life Insurance Company, until his death at age 54.

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  • Added: 6 Nov 1998
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