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 Azariah Boody

Azariah Boody

Birth
Stanstead, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 18 Nov 1885 (aged 70)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Section D Lot 142
Memorial ID 7261385 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Rochester, New York, in 1850, he engaged in agricultural pursuit and was a trustee of the University of Rochester, (1853-65). In March 1853, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and served until his resignation in October 1853. He then was president of the Wabash Railroad Company and retired from that business in 1875. He died of pneumonia at age 70 and his name is still honored by the University of Rochester community.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7261385
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Azariah Boody (21 Apr 1815–18 Nov 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7261385, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .