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  Adams, John
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NameJohn Adams
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Catskill, New York , United States
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Born August 26, 1778
DiedSeptember 25, 1854 (76 years)
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Apr 18, 2016 05:26pm
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InfoADAMS, John, a Representative from New York; born in Oak Hill, town of Durham, Greene County, N.Y., August 26, 1778; attended the common schools; taught school in Durham; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1805 and commenced practice in Durham; appointed surrogate of Greene County by Governor Tompkins in 1810; member of the State assembly, 1812-1813; presented credentials as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress, but was succeeded by Erastus Root, who contested his election (March 4, 1815-December 26, 1815); elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); was not a candidate for renomination in 1834; moved to Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., and continued the practice of law until his death; elected a director of the Catskill-Canajoharie Railroad in 1835; died in Catskill, N.Y., September 25, 1854; interment in Thomson Street Cemetery.

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