Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I513445
  • Name: James Graham CLINTON
  • RELA: 10th cousin 9x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 2 JAN 1804 in Little Britain, Orange Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1841 AND 3 MAR 1845
  • Death: 28 MAY 1849 in New York, NY
  • Note:
    CLINTON, James Graham, (half brother of De Witt Clinton and George Clinton [1771-1809], nephew of George Clinton [1739-1812]), a Representative from New York; born in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., January 2, 1804; attended the common schools and Newburgh (N.Y.) Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1823 and practiced in Newburgh; master in chancery of Orange County; judge of the court of common pleas of Orange County; director of the old Newburgh Whaling Co. and of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad project; colonel in the State militia; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh and Twenty- eighth Congresses (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1845); chairman, Committee on Public Expenditures (Twenty-eighth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 1844; died in New York City May 28, 1849; interment in the family cemetery at Little Britain, New Windsor Township, N.Y., reinterment in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: James CLINTON b: 9 AUG 1736 in Ulster Co., NY
    Mother: Mary LITTLE

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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