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Charles KELLOGG

(1773-1842)

KELLOGG, Charles, a Representative from New York; born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., October 3, 1773; attended the common schools; moved to Cayuga County, N.Y., in 1798 and founded Kelloggsville; engaged in mercantile pursuits; also operated a gristmill at New Hope; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; county judge; member of the State assembly 1808-1810; justice of the peace for Sempronius Township; appointed postmaster of Kelloggsville on July 1, 1814, and served until September 6, 1825; again a member of the State assembly 1820-1822; elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1827); engaged in agricultural pursuits; moved to Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1839; died in Ann Arbor, Mich., May 11, 1842; interment in Fairview Cemetery.

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

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