Joel Thompson

Joel Thompson

Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 8 Feb 1843 (aged 82)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 76, Lot 4140
Memorial ID 3930 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Stanford, New York, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and then proceeded to practice law in Duanesburg and Sherburne, New York. During the Revolutionary War, he served in the Continental Army, (1779-80). After the war, he resumed the practice of law, was a member of the New York State Assembly (1803-04) and was judge of the Chenango County court of common pleas, (1807-13). In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress, serving until 1815. After his term, he continued practice of law until his death at age 82 in Brooklyn, New York.

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