James Graham Clinton

James Graham Clinton

Birth
Little Britain, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 28 May 1849 (aged 45)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Little Britain, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7574982 · View Source
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US Congressman. The half brother of De Witt Clinton and Vice President George Clinton, he attended Newburgh Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1823 and practiced law in Newburgh, New York. He was the master in chancery of Orange County, judge of the court of common pleas of Orange County, director of the old Newburgh Whaling Company and served as a Colonel in the New York State Militia. In 1841, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1845. Not a candidate for reelection, he was the director of the Delaware and Hudson Railroad project.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7574982
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Graham Clinton (2 Jan 1804–28 May 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7574982, citing Clinton Cemetery, Little Britain, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .