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 Thomas Child, Jr

Thomas Child, Jr

Birth
Bakersfield, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 9 Mar 1869 (aged 50)
Port Richmond, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 170, Lot 11022
Memorial ID 3862 · View Source
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US Congressman. He attended the University of Vermont, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1839 and commenced to practice law in East Berkshire, Vermont. He was appointed justice of the peace of East Berkshire, in 1840, serving until he moved to New York City, in 1848 and then engaged in the distilling business. In 1855, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress, but never attended a session due to illness. He later had regular attendance at the sittings of the House, serving (1856-57). After his term he was supervisor of the town of Northfield, New York, (1865-66) and a member of the New York State Assembly, in 1866.

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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3862
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Child, Jr (22 Mar 1818–9 Mar 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3862, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .