Leander Babcock


Leander Babcock Famous memorial

Paris, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 18 Aug 1864 (aged 52)
Richfield Springs, Otsego County, New York, USA
Burial Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot Section Q Lot 4
Memorial ID 7575369 View Source

US Congressman. Elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 23rd District in the Thirty-second Congress, he served from 1851 to 1853. Babcock was born in Paris, New York, and graduated from Union College in Schenectady in 1830. After independent law study he was admitted to the bar in 1834 and opened a legal practice in Oswego. He served as District Attorney for Oswego County (1841 to 1843), Mayor of Oswego (1850 to 1851), and President of Oswego's Board of Education (1853 to 1855). Babcock sought no other public office and devoted the rest fo his life to his law firm.

Bio by: Bobb Edwards

Family Members



In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees



How famous was Leander Babcock?

Current rating:

21 votes

to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 14 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7575369
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leander Babcock (1 Mar 1812–18 Aug 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7575369, citing Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .