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 James Porter

James Porter

Birth
Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 Feb 1839 (aged 51)
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 4044 Near Bernard A. Warren
Memorial ID 3915 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Williams College, Massachusetts in 1810, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Skaneateles, New York. He was a member of the New York State assembly, (1814-15). In 1817, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress, serving until 1819. Not candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was a surrogate of Onondaga County, New York, (1822-24). He then moved to Albany, New York and served as register of the court of chancery until his death at age 51.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3915
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Porter (18 Apr 1787–7 Feb 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3915, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .