Amasa Junius Parker

Amasa Junius Parker

Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 13 May 1890 (aged 82)
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Burial Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7640419 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Sharon, Connecticut, he graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1825 and was principal of Hudson New York Academy, (1823-27). He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1828, commenced to practice in Delhi, New York, was member of the New York State Assembly, (1833-34) and regent of the New York State University, (1835-44). In 1837, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, serving until 1839, when he declined to be a candidate for re-nomination and resumed the practice of law. He served as Judge of the New York Supreme Court for the third district, (1847-55) and was delegate to the New York State constitutional convention, (1867-68). He died at age 82 in Albany, New York.

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