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 Frederick Augustus Conkling

Frederick Augustus Conkling

Birth
Canajoharie, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Death 18 Sep 1891 (aged 75)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 152, Llot 17959
Memorial ID 3866 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the Albany Academy and was successful in mercantile pursuits in New York City. He was a member of the New York State Assembly, (1854, 1859, 1860) and organized the 84th Regiment, New York Volunteer. In 1861, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving until 1863. During the Civil War, he was a Colonel in command of 84th Infantry, Union Army, serving throughout the Shenandoah Valley and Pennsylvania campaigns. After the war, he was one of the organizers of the West Side Savings Bank of New York City and served as president of the Aetna Fire Insurance Company, until 1880. He was also the author of numerous pamphlets on political, commercial and scientific subjects.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3866
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Augustus Conkling (22 Aug 1816–18 Sep 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3866, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .