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  German, Obadiah
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AffiliationWhig   
NameObadiah German
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North Norwich, New York , United States
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Born April 22, 1766
DiedSeptember 24, 1842 (76 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Oct 25, 2016 12:25am
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InfoGERMAN, Obadiah, a Senator from New York; born in Amenia, Dutchess County, N.Y., April 22, 1766; attended the district schools; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1792 and commenced practice in Norwich, N.Y.; member, State assembly 1798, 1804-1805, 1807-1809; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1809, to March 3, 1815; judge of Chenango County 1815-1819; appointed commissioner of public works in 1817; member, State assembly 1819, and served as speaker; affiliated with the Whig Party on its organization; died in Norwich, N.Y., September 24, 1842; interment in North Norwich Cemetery (formerly Riverside Cemetery), North Norwich, N.Y.


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