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John Michael CARROLL

(1823-1901)

CARROLL, John Michael, a Representative from New York; born in Springfield, Otsego County, N.Y., April 27, 1823; attended the public schools; was graduated from Fairfield Seminary, Fairfield, N.Y., and from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1846; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1848 and commenced practice in Broadalbin, Fulton County, N.Y.; prosecuting attorney of Fulton County 1859-1862; moved to Johnstown, N.Y., in 1862 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1872; engaged in the practice of law in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., until his death there on May 8, 1901; interment in Johnstown Cemetery.

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

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