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 Charles Dayan

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Charles Dayan Famous memorial

Birth
Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Death
25 Dec 1877 (aged 85)
Lowville, Lewis County, New York, USA
Burial
Lowville, Lewis County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
6394826 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Lowville Academy, became a teacher and served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army during the War of 1812. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1817 and practiced law in Lowville, New York. He was a member of the New York State Senate, (1827-28), acting New York Lieutenant Governor, in 1828 and supreme court commissioner, in 1830. In 1831, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress, serving until 1833. After his term, he was again supreme court commissioner, member of the New State Assembly, (1835-36) and District Attorney of Lewis County, (1840-45). Due to ill health, he retired from public service and practiced law until his death at age 85.

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Lowville Academy, became a teacher and served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army during the War of 1812. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1817 and practiced law in Lowville, New York. He was a member of the New York State Senate, (1827-28), acting New York Lieutenant Governor, in 1828 and supreme court commissioner, in 1830. In 1831, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress, serving until 1833. After his term, he was again supreme court commissioner, member of the New State Assembly, (1835-36) and District Attorney of Lewis County, (1840-45). Due to ill health, he retired from public service and practiced law until his death at age 85.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 6 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6394826
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6394826/charles-dayan: accessed ), memorial page for Charles Dayan (8 Jul 1792–25 Dec 1877), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6394826, citing Lowville Rural Cemetery, Lowville, Lewis County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.