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  • ID: I355253
  • Name: Moses Hicks GRINNELL
  • RELA: 10th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 MAR 1803 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 1839 AND 1841
  • Death: 24 NOV 1877 in New York, NY
  • Note:
    GRINNELL, Moses Hicks, (brother of Joseph Grinnell), a Representative from New York; born in New Bedford, Mass., March 3, 1803; pursued an academic course; entered a countingroom in New York City in 1818; subsequently engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1841); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1840 to the Twenty-seventh Congress; presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1856; president of the chamber of commerce and of the Merchants Clerks' Savings Bank; commissioner of charities and corrections; Central Park commissioner; one of the Union defense committee; collector of the port of New York from March 1869 to July 1870; appointed naval officer of customs and served from July 1870 to April 1871; died in New York City November 24, 1877; interment in Sleepy Hollow Burying Ground, Tarrytown, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Cornelius GRINNELL b: 11 FEB 1758 in Little Compton, Newport Co., RI
    Mother: Sylvia HOWLAND b: 4 AUG 1765 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown

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