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James Cochran Famous memorial

Birth
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 7 Nov 1848 (aged 79)
Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7575352 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Columbia College New York City, in 1788, studied law, was admitted to the bar and was commissioned a Major in the U.S. Army by President John Adams. He was a regent of the University of the State of New York, in 1796 and elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress, serving (1797-99). After his term, he was member of the New York State Senate, (1814-18) and again a regent of the University of the State of New York, in 1820. He was Postmaster of Oswego, New York, (1841-45) and editor of the Oswego Democratic Gazette, until his death at age 79.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7575352
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7575352/james-cochran : accessed ), memorial page for James Cochran (11 Feb 1769–7 Nov 1848), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7575352, citing Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .