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Orlando KELLOGG

(1809-1865)

KELLOGG, Orlando, a Representative from New York; born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., June 18, 1809; pursued an academic course; engaged in the carpenter’s trade in early youth; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1838 and commenced practice in Elizabethtown; surrogate of Essex County 1840-1844; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); was not a candidate for renomination in 1848; resumed the practice of his profession in Elizabethtown, N.Y.; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1863, until his death in Elizabethtown, N.Y., August 24, 1865; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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

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