Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949
JEHIEL HOWELL HALSEY
Born in Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., October 7, 1788; moved to Herkimer County in 1793 with his parents, who settled in what is now the town of Lodi, Seneca County; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; county clerk of Seneca County 1819-1821;
Elected as a Jacksonian Democrat to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); resumed agricultural pursuits; member of the State senate 1832-1835; surrogate of Seneca County 1837-1843; supervisor of the town of Lodi 1845-1846;
Died in Lodi, Seneca County, N.Y., December 5, 1867; interment in West Lodi Cemetery. [page 1255]
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