Thomas Jackson Oakley

Thomas Jackson Oakley

Birth
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 11 May 1857 (aged 73)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Memorial ID 7633888 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1801, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1804 and commenced to practice law in Poughkeepsie, New York. From 1810 to 1811, he was Surrogate of Dutchess County, New York. In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress, serving until 1815. After his term, he was a member of the New York State Assembly (1816, 1818-20) and Attorney General of New York in 1819. He was again elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress, serving (1827-28). He then resigned his seat in Congress, was appointed chief judge of the Superior Court of New York City and served until his death at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7633888
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Jackson Oakley (10 Nov 1783–11 May 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7633888, citing Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .