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  Collins, Ela
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AffiliationNational Republican   
NameEla Collins
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Lowville, New York , United States
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Born February 14, 1786
DiedNovember 23, 1848 (62 years)
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Apr 23, 2016 06:01pm
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InfoCOLLINS, Ela, (father of William Collins), a Representative from New York; born in Meriden, Conn., February 14, 1786; attended Clinton Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Lowville, N.Y., in 1807; member of the State assembly in 1815; district attorney for Lewis, Jefferson, and St. Lawrence Counties 1815-1818, and for Lewis County from June 11, 1818, to March 24, 1840; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1821; elected as one of the Crawford Republicans to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); resumed the practice of law; died in Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y., November 23, 1848; interment in Jackson Street Cemetery.


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Daughter Harriet Collins Herron 0000-
Granddaughter Lucy Lippitt 0000-
Granddaughter Helen Herron Taft 1861-1943
Son William Collins 1818-1878

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  11/07/1832 NY District 16 Lost 40.38% (-19.24%)
  11/06/1822 NY District 20 Won 49.81% (+0.00%)
  04/25/1816 NY District 18 Lost 49.64% (-0.72%)
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