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  Russell, William
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NameWilliam Russell
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Saugerties, New York , United States
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Born January 14, 1812
DiedApril 29, 1896 (84 years)
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Jun 11, 2016 06:56pm
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InfoRUSSELL, William Fiero, a Representative from New York; born in Saugerties, Ulster County, N.Y., January 14, 1812; completed preparatory studies; engaged in mercantile pursuits and banking; founder and president of the Saugerties Bank; served as postmaster of Saugerties from October 19, 1836, to January 25, 1841; member of the State assembly in 1851; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859); appointed as naval agent for the port of New York City in 1859; resumed the banking business; died in Saugerties, N.Y., April 29, 1896; interment in Mountain View Cemetery.


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