Samuel Rossiter Betts

Samuel Rossiter Betts

Birth
Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Nov 1868 (aged 81)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7643465 · View Source
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US Congressman. Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1807, during the War of 1812 he served in the United States Army as a Judge Advocate General for the volunteer service. He was elected as a Republican to represent New York's 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1815 to 1817. In 1826 he was appointed by President John Quincy Adams to be the United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, a position he held until he resigned in 1867 after forty-one years of service.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 7643465
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Rossiter Betts (8 Jun 1787–2 Nov 1868), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7643465, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .