Henry George STEBBINS, Congress, NY (1811-1881)

STEBBINS Henry George , a Representative from New York; born in Ridgefield, Conn., September 15, 1811; attended private schools; moved to New York; engaged in banking; colonel of the Twelfth Regiment; president of the Dramatic Fund Association; president of the Academy of Music; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1863, until his resignation on October 24, 1864; engaged as a stock broker; president of the New York Stock Exchange; appointed president of the Central Park Commission; died in New York City December 9, 1881; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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

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