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Charles BORLAND, Jr.

(1786-1852)

BORLAND, Charles, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Minisink, Orange County, N.Y., June 29, 1786; pursued preparatory studies; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1811; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; president of the board of trustees of Montgomery for ten years; member of the State assembly in 1820 and 1821; elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Selah Tuthill and served from November 8, 1821, to March 3, 1823; district attorney of Orange County 1835-1841; again a member of the State assembly, in 1836; died in Wardsbridge, N.Y., February 23, 1852; interment in Riverside Cemetery, Montgomery, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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