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Albert GALLUP

(1796-1851)

GALLUP, Albert, a Representative from New York; born in East Berne, Albany County, N.Y., January 30, 1796; received a limited schooling; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Albany; sheriff of Albany County 1831-1834; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1838 to the Twenty-sixth Congress; appointed by President Polk collector of customs at Albany; died in Providence, R.I., November 5, 1851; interment in Swan Point Cemetery.

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

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