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United States Representative from New York, 1829 - 1831. Member of the New York State Senate 1832.

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Halsey, Jehiel Howell, 1788 - 1867

Halsey, Jehiel Howell, (son of Silas Halsey and brother of Nicoll Halsey), a Representative from New York, born 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 in agricultural pursuits, county clerk of Seneca County 1819 -1821; elected to the twenty first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3 1831); chairman Commitee on Accounts (Twenty First Congress); 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.


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