John Bussing Haskin

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John Bussing Haskin

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 18 Sep 1895 (aged 74)
Chestertown, Warren County, New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7643430 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced to practice law in New York City in 1845. He was the civil justice of New York City, (1847-49), West Farms Town Supervisor, (1850-53) and that town's Corporation Counsel, (1853-56). In 1857, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress and reelected as an Anti-Lecompton Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving until 1861. After leaving Congress Haskin resumed practicing law and was elected to another term as West Farms Town Supervisor in 1863.

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