Job Pierson

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Job Pierson

Birth
East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 9 Apr 1860 (aged 68)
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6943010 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in East Hampton, New York, he graduated from Williams College in 1811, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1815 and commenced to practice law in Rensselaer County. He was Rensselaer County District Attorney, (1824-33). In 1831, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses, serving until 1835. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law, was surrogate of Rensselaer County (1835-40) and a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions, (1848, 1852, 1856). He died at age 68 in Troy, New York.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Job Pierson (23 Sep 1791–9 Apr 1860), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6943010, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .