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Savage, John

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Born: 1779 AD
Died: 1863 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist, Representative

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1779 - Born in Salem, Washington County, New York on February 22nd. He is a Representative from New York.

1799 - He attended the common schools and was a graduate of Union College, Schenectady, New York.

1800 - He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salem, New York.

1806-1813 - The district attorney for the fourth New York district.

1814 - He was a member of the State assembly.

1815-1819 - Elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses.

         - Appointed as chairman, Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (Fifteenth Congress); district attorney of Washington County.

1821 - A State comptroller.

1823-1836 - The Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court.

1828 - Appointed Treasurer of the United States but did not accept.

1844 - The presidential elector on the Democratic ticket.

1863  - He died in Utica, New York on October 19th and was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery.


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