US Congressman. Moving to New York, with his family in 1802, he later became a school teacher and operated flour mills. He was a member of the board of education, was supervisor of Seneca Falls, New York, organized the first savings bank in Seneca Falls and was a member of the New York State Assembly. In 1861, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving until 1863. Declining to seek reelection, he returned to his former business interests, until his death at age 76.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Catharine Kuney Chamberlain