Emanuel Bernard Hart

Emanuel Bernard Hart

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 29 Aug 1897 (aged 87)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Memorial ID 6945341 · View Source
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US Congressman. The son of Bernard Hart, one of the original 24 subscribers to the New York Stock Exchange and signer of the Buttonwoods Agreement. Public school educated he was prepared to go to Columbia College but entered business instead. He joined the Tammany Society as a Jacksonian Democrat in 1832. He failed in his first attempt at Congress and but was successful in the 1850 election serving in the 32nd Congress from 1851 to 1853. Appointed by President Buchanan to be surveyor for the port of New York serving from 1857 to 1861. Was admitted to the New York Bar in 1868. President of Mount Sinai Hospital from 1870 to 1876. Served as Immigration Commissioner from 1870 to 1873. Was a Colonel in the New York Militia

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  • Added: 22 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6945341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emanuel Bernard Hart (27 Oct 1809–29 Aug 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6945341, citing Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .