U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1854 and commenced to practice law in Whitehall, New York. During the Civil War, he entered the Union Army in 1862 and subsequently was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 123rd Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress, serving (1859-71). After his term, he resumed the practice of law until his death.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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