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 Sereno Elisha Payne

Sereno Elisha Payne

Birth
Hamilton, Madison County, New York, USA
Death 10 Dec 1914 (aged 71)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7643855 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Hamilton, New York, he graduated from the University of Rochester, 1864, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1866 and practiced law in Auburn, New York. He was city clerk of Auburn (1867-68), supervisor (1871-72) and district attorney of Cayuga County, (1873-79). In 1883, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1887. He was again elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative Newton W. Nutting and reelected to the next twelve succeeding Congresses, serving from 1889, until his death in in Washington, D.C.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sereno Elisha Payne (26 Jun 1843–10 Dec 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7643855, citing Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .