Hosea Hunt ROCKWELL, Congress, NY (1840-1918)

ROCKWELL Hosea Hunt , a Representative from New York; born in Lawrenceville, Tioga County, Pa., on May 31, 1840; attended the common schools; served as a private in the Twenty-third Regiment, New York Volunteers, in 1861 and 1862; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1869 and commenced practice in Elmira, N.Y.; member of the State assembly in 1877; city attorney of Elmira; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893): was not a candidate for renomination in 1892; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896; chairman of the Democratic State convention in 1896; resumed the practice of law in Elmira, N.Y.; died in Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y., December 18, 1918; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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

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