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 Philip Schuyler Crooke

Philip Schuyler Crooke

Birth
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 17 Mar 1881 (aged 71)
Flatbush, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 74, Lot 11089
Memorial ID 3872 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, he graduated from Dutchess Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1831 and commenced to practice law in Brooklyn, New York. He was a member of the Board of Supervisors for Kings County, (1844-52, 1858-70) and a member of the New York General Assembly in 1863. During the Civil War, he served as a Brigadier General in command of the Pennsylvania 5th Brigade, National Guard. After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress, serving (1873-75). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and served in the New York National Guard until his death at age 71 in Flatbush, New York.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Schuyler Crooke (2 Mar 1810–17 Mar 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3872, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .