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Martin GROVER

(1811-1875)

GROVER, Martin, a Representative from New York; born in Hartwick, Otsego County, N.Y., October 20, 1811; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Angelica, N.Y.; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); elected justice of the supreme court of New York in November 1857 and reelected in 1859; elected judge of the court of appeals in 1867; after the reorganization of the court of appeals in 1869 was elected an associate judge in 1870 for a term of fourteen years and served until his death in Angelica, Allegany County, N.Y., August 23, 1875; interment in Angelica Cemetery.

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

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