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 Simeon Baldwin Chittenden

Simeon Baldwin Chittenden

Birth
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 14 Apr 1889 (aged 75)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 5, Lot 6496
Memorial ID 3863 · View Source
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US Congressman. Educated at Guilford Academy, he engaged in mercantile pursuits in New Haven, Connecticut, (1829-42) and then moved to New York City. There he continued in the mercantile business and was vice president of the New York City Chamber of Commerce, (1867-69). In 1874, he was elected as an Independent Republican to the Forty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Stewart L. Woodford, was reelected to the Forty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1881. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he retired from public life.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3863
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simeon Baldwin Chittenden (29 Mar 1814–14 Apr 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3863, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .