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  Buck, Daniel A.
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NameDaniel A. Buck
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Chelsea, Vermont , United States
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Born April 19, 1789
DiedDecember 24, 1841 (52 years)
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Jan 01, 2015 07:33pm
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InfoBUCK, Daniel Azro Ashley, (son of Daniel Buck), a Representative from Vermont; born in Norwich, Vt., April 19, 1789; moved with his parents to Chelsea; was graduated from Middlebury College in 1807 and from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1808; commissioned a lieutenant in the Engineer Corps of the United States Army in the latter year; resigned in 1811 and studied law; appointed a second lieutenant in the Third Artillery in 1811; raised a volunteer company of rangers in 1813 and served until 1815; appointed a captain of the Thirty-first Infantry in 1813; was honorably discharged June 15, 1815; was admitted to the bar in 1814 and commenced the practice of law in Chelsea, Vt.; member of the State house of representatives 1816-1826, 1828-1830, and 1833-1835, and served as speaker of the house 1820-1822, 1825, 1826, and 1829; State’s attorney for Orange County 1819-1822 and 1830-1834; elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1829); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1828; was a clerk in the War Department 1835-1839; clerk in the Treasury Department in 1840; died in Washington, D.C., December 24, 1841; interment in the Congressional Cemetery.

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  05/07/1833 VT - District 03 - Third Trial Lost 17.24% (-26.02%)
  03/05/1833 VT - District 03 - Second Trial Lost 28.95% (-9.89%)
  01/01/1833 VT - District 03 - First Trial Lost 26.44% (-15.16%)
  07/06/1829 VT - District 05 - Sixth Trial Lost 11.03% (-26.82%)
  05/04/1829 VT - District 05 - Fifth Trial Lost 26.06% (-13.29%)
  03/02/1829 VT - District 05 - Fourth Trial Won 32.91% (+0.00%)
  01/05/1829 VT - District 05 - Third Trial Won 40.00% (+0.00%)
  11/11/1828 VT - District 05 - Second Trial Won 40.78% (+3.85%)
  09/02/1828 VT - District 05 - First Trial Won 39.58% (+12.86%)
  09/05/1826 VT - District 05 Won 74.05% (+48.10%)
  09/07/1824 VT - District 05 Lost 47.72% (-2.95%)
  09/03/1822 VT - At Large Won 11.04% (-6.17%)
  09/05/1820 VT - District 06 - Initial and Final Election Lost 41.75% (-12.57%)
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