Edwin Ruthvin REYNOLDS, Congress, NY (1816-1908)

REYNOLDS Edwin Ruthvin , a Representative from New York; born at Fort Ann, N.Y., February 16, 1816; pursued classical studies; was principal of Albion Academy, Orleans County, N.Y., for six years; was county superintendent 1843-1845; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Albion, N.Y., in 1846; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Silas M. Burroughs and served from December 5, 1860, to March 3, 1861; judge and surrogate of Orleans County 1864-1868; resumed the practice of law; died in Albion, N.Y., July 4, 1908; interment in Mount Albion Cemetery.

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

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