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Hervey Chittenden CALKIN

(1828-1913)

CALKIN, Hervey Chittenden, a Representative from New York; born in Malden, Ulster County, N.Y., March 23, 1828; attended the public schools; moved to New York City in 1847; employed in the Morgan Iron Works for five years; in 1852 commenced business as a dealer in metals and identified with the shipping interests of the country; school officer in his ward; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for reelection in 1870; resumed his former business pursuits in New York City until 1904, when he retired; died in the Bronx, New York City, April 20, 1913; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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

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