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wavs been a Republican ; was Supervisor of One-
onta. 1878, 1882-87 ; was a member of Assembly in
[888 serving on the Committees on Appropriations,
Military Affairs and Privileges and Elections; in
1889, serving on Appropriations, Military Affairs,
State Prisons and Civil Divisions; and was elected
to the present House bv a plurality of 786, his oppo-
nents being Robert M.Townsend (Dem.), and Theo-
dore J. Martin (Pro.) The Republican plurality in
1889 was 168.

Ptitnam County.

Population, in 1805, 14,S45 ; in 1875, 15,811 .
HAMILTON FISH, Jr. (Rep.), of Garrisons. Mr.
F. was born in Albany, N. Y., April 17,1849; is a
son of Hamilton Fish, Governor, United States
Senator, and Secretary of State under President
Grant, and a lineal descendant of Peter Stuyvesant,
Dutch Governor of New York. Mr. F. was educated
at private schools in Geneva, Switzerland and New
York citv, and Churchill's School, Sing Sing. N. Y.;
graduated from Columbia College in 1869, and Colum-
bia College Law School in 1S73. He was private Sec-
retary to his father in the Department of State at
Washington in 1869-71 ; is a lawyer and manager of
trust estates ; was appointed counsel for the United
States in the Alabama Claim Cases in New York city;
aide-de-camp on the staff of Governor Dix, 1873, 74;
and Trustee of State Homceopattaic Asylum, 1883-86.
He has been for many years Chairman of the Put-
nam County', Republican Committee ; was a delegate
to the National Convention of 1884; Aqueduct Com-
missioner of New York city, 1886-'88 ; and member of
Assembly from Putnam county, 1874, 76-79, '89, serv-
ing as Chairman of Cities three terms, and Chairman
and member of many other important committees.
In the Assembly he introduced the bill consolidat-
ing the city and county of New York, and was prom-
inently identified with other New York city legisla-
tion of importance. In the Assembly of 1889 he served
on the Committees on Cities and Sub-Committee of
ttae Whole, and was Chairman of the Assembly Cen-
tennial Committee, and of the Special Committee to

.'ate the Assembly ceiling frauds, whose in-
quiry resulted in a report recommending the prose-
cution of ttae perpetrators of the frauds. He was
elected to the Assembly of 1890 by a majority of 1,493
over Richard Hampton (Pro.), who received 447

ind Berved as Chairman of Ways and Means
and member of Cities and Rules. He was elected to
the present House by a plurality of 1,032, his oppo-



nents being James E. Warner (Dem.), and Wm. A.
Wood (Pro.) Mr. F. received the largest majority
any Republican candidate for Assembly ever re-
ceived over a Democratic candidate, notwithstand-
ing the fact that the followers of ex-Senator Piatt
made strenuous efforts to defeat him. His plurality
in 1888 was 615, the largest ever obtained in a Presi-
dential year.

Queens County.

Population, in 1865, 59,967 ; in 1875, 84,131.
1st District. (Towns of Flustaing, Nortta Hemp-
stead and Oyster Bay. ) SOLOMON S. TOWNSEND
(Dem.), of Oyster Bay. Mr. T. was born in New
York city, May 31, 1850. He is the son of Hon. Solo-
mon Townsend, member of the Legislature, 1839-'41,
and delegate to the Constitutional Convention, 1846
and "67. He was educated at the parish school at
Oyster Bay, and the University of the City of New
York, and Is a coal merchant. He has been a life-
long Democrat, but never held public office previ-
ous to his Assembly service ; was a member of As-
sembly in 1889, serving on the Committees on Rail-
roads and Banks; in 1890, serving on Railroads,
Banks and Internal Affairs; and was re-elected by a
plurality of 1,292, his opponents being George A.
Allen (Rep.) and Howard P. Goodale (Pro.) His
majority in 1889 was 2.419, the Republicans making
no nomination, and his plurality in 1888 was 607.

2d District. (Towns of Hempstead, Jamaica,
Long Island City and Newtown.) JAMES A. Mc-
KENNA (Dem.), of Long Island City (120 Third
street). Mr. M. was born in New York city, Febru-
ary 17, 1S57 ; educated in the public and evening
schools of New York city, and also attended a law
school. He was formerly a bookkeeper and is now a
public accountant. He has always been a Democrat:
was Postmaster of Long Island City, 1887-"90, and as
such he was connected with the establishment of the
free delivery system in Long Island City, April 1, 1888.
He was elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 198,
his opponents being Henry C. Johnson (Rep.), who
was chosen to the last House by a plurality of 897,
and Thomas Collins (Ind. Dem. and Lab.)

Rensselaer County.

Population, in 1865, 88,210 ; in 1870, Joo,053.
1st District. (1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
and 11th wards of the city of Troy.) JAMES M.
RILEY (Dem. ), of Troy (2014 Fifth avenue). Mr.
R. was born in Troy, April 11, 1854; educated in the
public schools, and is a manufacturer of felting for
covering boilers, water pipes, etc., being a member
of the firm of Riley Brothers. He was elected Al-
derman in 1885 by a majority of 82 in a district usu-
ally 400 Republican. He has always been a Demo-
crat ; was a member of the last House, serving on the
Committees on Public Institutions and Printing ;
and was re-elected by a plurality of 996, his oppo-
nents being Wm. C. Cozier (Rep.), Daniel Fischer,
(Lab.) and Wm. Bussing (.Pro.) Mr. R. -was identi-
fied with the passage of the State Care of Insane, the
Hudson River Improvement, the Champlain Im-
provement, and State Dam at Troy Bills. His plu-
rality in 1889 was 3,392.

2d District. (5th and 13th wards of the city of
Troy, and towns of Brunswick, Grafton, Hoosick,
Lansingburgh, Petersburgh, Pittstown and Schagb-
ticoke.) LEVI E. WORDEN (Rep. ), of Hoosick
Falls. Mr. W. was born at Grand Rapids, Mich..
March 28, 1849 ; received a common school educa-
tion ; was formerly a house carpenter and is now a
merchant and builder. He enlisted December 28.
1863, as private in 16th N. Y. Heavy Artillery, and
was discharged August 28, 1865 ; participated in the
battles of Dutch Gap, Petersburg, Chapin's Farm,
Laurel Hill and Fort Fisher. He has always been a
Republican ; was Supervisor of the town of Hoosick,
1887 and 1890; and was elected to the Assembly by a
majority of 1.910 over Wm. J. Cooper (Dem.) The
Republican plurality in 1889 was 722.



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3d District. (6th and 12th wards of the city of
Troy, and towns of Berlin, East Greenbush, Green-
bush, Nassau, North Greenbush, Poestenkill. Sand
Lake. Schodack and Stephentown. ) JOHN A. Mo-
KNIGHT (Dem.), of Castleton. Mr. M. was born
in Albany, December 19, 1847, of Scotch-Irish ances-
try, educated in the common schools, and is a clerk.
He has always been a Democrat. Be Is Vic-
President of the Castleton Loan Association ; has
been School Trustee of Castleton, and Receiver of
Taxes, Assessor and Supervisor of Schodack. lie
was a private soldier in the 91st N. Y. Vols., and
participated in the battles of Hatcher's Run. Fori
Steadman, Five Forks and Appomattox. He was
a member of tin' Assembly in 1890, serving on the
Committee on Commerce and Navigation: and was
re-elected by a majority of tilt) over Peter B. Suther-
land (Rep.) His plurality in 1889, the largest ever
given in the district, was 1,805.

Richmond County.

Population, in 1S65, 28,209 ; in 1875, 35,211.

JOHN CROAK (Dem.), of Port Richmond. Mr.
C. was born in the town of Northrield, Richmond
county, October 25, 1847; educated at the public
schools, Mariner's Harbor Academy and Albany Law
School, graduating in 1868. He is a lawyer, was Dis-
trict Attorney two terms ; and was elected to the
Assembly by a majority of 1.228 over Clarence M.
Smith (Rep. ) The Democratic majority in 1888 was
362.

Rockland County.

Population, in 1865, 20,7S8 ; in 1875,29,951.

FRANK P. DEM AR EST (Dem. ), of Mont Moor
(office address, Nyack, N. Y.) Mr. D. was born at
Mont Moor, September 12, 1852 ; educated in the pub-
lic schools and Eastman's Business College, Pough-
keepsie, N. Y., 1867, graduating the same year; was
formerly a clerk and is now a lawyer. He has been
President of the Rockland County Industrial Asso-
ciation, the leading agricultural society of the county,
for the past five years, previous to which he was its
secretary. Mr. D. has always been a Democrat ; was
Justice of the Peace of his native town, 1878-'82, and
part of 1883, and Supervisor for the past six years,
being chosen in 1888 without opposition ; was mes-
senger to the Assembly Committee on Privileges
and Elections in 1870, and delegate to Democratic
State Conventions, 1S82, '85 and '88. He was a mem-
ber of Assembly in 1888, serving on the Committees
on General Laws, Internal Affairs, Engrossed Bills
and Revision ; in 1889, serving on Judiciary, Insur-
ance and Revision ; and was elected to the present
House by a plurality of 891, his opponents being
Henry C. Wanamaker (Rep.), and Jacob A. Craig
(Pro.) The Republican plurality in 1889 was 37.
Mr. D.'s plurality in.1888 was 1,237 ; in 1887, 724.

St. Lawrence County.

Population, in 1865, 80,994 ; in 1S75, 84,124.

1st District. (Towns of DeKalb, DePeyster, Fine,
Fowler, Gouverneur, Hammond, Macomb, Morris-
town, Oswegatchie, Pitcairn, Rossie and Ogdens-
burgh city.) GEORGE R. MALBY (Rep. ), of Og-
densbunrh. Mr. M.was born at Canton, N.Y., Septem-
ber lfi, 1857 ; educated at Canton Union School and
St. Lawrence University; was formeily a fanner,
and is now a lawyer, being admitted to practice in
State courts, November lrt, 1881, and in United States
Supreme Court. November 16, 1884. He has been
Presidentofthe Republican County League since lSRS;
member of the Executive Committee of the Repub-
lican State League, since 1888 : Chairman of Con-
gressional Committee, and Justice of the Peace,
18.s3-'87. He was elected to the Assembly by a plu-
rality of 1,305, his opponents lieint; Frank H. Smith
(Dem.) and Horace White (Pro.) The Republican
plurality in 1.889 was 1,918.

2d District. (Towns of Canton. Colton, Edwards,
Hernion, Lisbon, Madrid. Norfolk, Pierpont, Rus-
sell and Waddington. ) JOHN C. KEELER (Rep.),
of Canton. Mr. K., who is a son of the late Col. C.



0. Keeler, was born at Malone, N. Y., February 17,
L861 : educated at Franklin Academy, Malone, N. T„
and Williams College, graduating in l s-7-i. He was
admitted to the Bar in New York city, January 26,
1875; was Clerk in the District Attorney's office,
.New York city, under lion. Benj. K. Phelps, 1875 "77,
and Deputy Attorney General. l£S2, 'S3. Since July!
1-77. he has practiced his profession at Canton : [g .,
stockholder and director of the First National Bank
of Canton ; has always been a Republican : and was
elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 1,286, Ins
opponents being Edwin H. Atwater (Dem.) and
John L. Lewis (Pro.) The Republican plurality in
1889 was 1,736.

3d District. (Towns of Brasher, Hopkinton. Law-
rence, Louisville. Blassena, Parishville, Potsdam
and Stockholm. ) WILLIAM BRADFORD (Rep.),
of Louisville. Mr. B. was born of Irish and New
England parentage at Louisville. St. Lawrence
county, November 17,1834; was educated in the
common schools, and is a farmer. He has always
been a Republican, having cast his first vote for
John C. Fremont in 1856. He was Supervisor from
1866 to 1868, and from 1873 to 1878, and now holds the
office of Justice of the Peace. He has also been a
member of the Republican County Committee most
of the time for the past sixteen years, and was sup-
ported by the Third Assembly district for the Sena-
torial nomination in 1875. He was a member of As-
sembly in 1870, '71, serving on the Committees on
Public Lands and Manufacture of Salt; in 1890,
serving as Chairman of Federal Relations, and mem-
ber of Villages and Public Education ; and was re-
elected by a plurality of 872, his opponents being
Fred. P. Kirkbride (Dem.), and Wm. T. Leonard
(Pro. ) His plurality in 1889 was 1,932.

Saratoga County.

Population, in 1865, 48,892 ; in 1875, 55,233.

1st District. (Towns of Ballston, Charlton, Clif-
ton Park, Galway, Half Moon, Malta, Milton, Provi-
dence, Stillwater and Waterford.) CORNELIUS R.
SHEFFER (Rep.), of Mechanicville. Mr. S. was
born in the town of Clifton Park, Saratoga county.
May 28, 1843, and educated in the common schools of
Clifton Park, Jonesville Academy, 1861, and West
Poultney Academy, 1863. He was formerly engaged
in mercantile business, and is now a manufacturer
and speculator. He was Postmaster from 1876 to
1882; Town Clerk, 1879-'81, and Supervisor of the
town of Halfmoon, 1883, '84. He was a member of
the last Assembly, serving on the Committees on
Taxation and Retrenchment, Villages and Trade
and Manufactures ; and was re-elected by a plurality
of 147, his opponents being Robert O. Davis (Dem. ),
and Chester Batcheldor (Pro.) His seat is contested.
His plurality in 1889 was 803.

2d District. (Towns of Corinth, Day, Edinburgh,
Greenfield. Hadlev, Moreau. Northumberland. Sara-
toga, Saratoga Springs and Wilton. ) LEWIS VAR-
NEY (Rep.), of Saratoga Springs. Mr. V. was born
at Luzerne. Warren county, N. Y.; educated at
common schools, Glens Falls Academy and Jones-
ville Academy : was admitted to the bar in May.
1861, at I'lattsburgh, N.Y.,and subsequently ad-
mitted to practice in the Circuit and District Courts
of the United States. He argued the town bonding
case before the Court of Appeals in 1871, securing a
reversal of Judgment, whereby the tax payers of
Saratoga Springs were saved $100,000. He was elected
to the Assembly by a plurality of 594. his opponents
being Frank M. Boyce (Dem.), and Levi B. Dedrick
(Pro.) Mr. Boyce was chosen to the preceding As-
sembly by a plurality of 94.

Schenectady County.

Population, in 1865, 20.898 ;. in 1875, 22,892.

ALVIN J. QUACKENBUSB ( Dem.), of Schenec
tadv. Mr. Q. was born of American parentage, at
Guilderland, Albany county. N. Y., June 20, 1852,
and was educated at the public schools, removing to
Schenectady at an early age. He is a merchant.
He was elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 423,



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his opponents being Samuel R. James (Rep.) and
Charles W. Parks (Pro. ) The Democratic plurality
in 1S89 was 587.

Schoharie County.

Population, in 1865, 33,353 ; in 1875, 32,419.
BlMBROSE R. HUNTING (Dern.), of Gallupville.
Mr. H. was born at Schoharie, N. Y., September 15,
1833 ; educated at Schoharie Academy, 1S51, and New
York Conference Seminary, lS52-'54. He is a farmer;
has always been a Democrat ; was Supervisor of the
town of "Wrisht four times, and School Commis-
sioner two terms. He was elected to the Assembly
bv a plurality of 1,233, his opponents being George
C. White (Rep.) and Clarence Miller (Pro.) The
Democratic plurality in 1889 was 1,762.

Schuyler County.

Population, in 1S65, 1S,441 ; in 1875, 18,828.
CHARLES T. "WILLIS (Rep.), of Tyrone. Mr.
W. was born atjWaterloo, Seneca county, February
7, 1841 ; educated in common schools, and is a miller,
farmer and merchant. He was a member of the
last House, serving on the Committees on Claims.
Electricity, Gas and "Water Supply and Public Health;
and was re-elected by a plurality of 293, his oppo-
nents being John G. Reynolds (Dem.)and Homer
G. Andrews (Pro. ) His plurality in 1889 was 614.

Seneca County.

Population, in 1865, 27,653 ; in 1875, 27,299.
WILLIAM HARRISON DUNHAM (Deni.), of
Waterloo. Mr. D. was born at Tyre, Seneca county,
N. Y., February 19, 1840, and is a farmer. He was
a member of Assembly in 1889, serving on the Com-
mittees on Banks, State Prisons and State Charitable
Institutions ; and was ra-elected by a plurality of
369, his opponents being George C. Thomas (Rep.)
and Addison Baldridge (Pro.) The Democratic plu-
rality in 1889 was 522-

Steuhen County.

Population, in 1865, 66,192; in 1875, 73,923.

1st District. (Towns of Avoca, Bath, Bradford,
Campbell, Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont, Howard,
Prattsburgh, Pultenev, Thurston, Urbana, Wayland,
Wavne and Wheeler.) GRATTAN H. BRUNDAGE
(Rep. ), of Bath. Mr. B. was born at Bath, of Ameri-
can ancestry, in 1834 ; received a common school
education, and is a farmer. He has always been a
Republican; represented his town in the Board of
Supervisors, 1875, '76 ; and was elected to the Assem-
bly by a plurality of 145, his opponents being Peter
P. Pealer (Dem.), who was chosen to the last House
by a plurality of 488, and Charles R. St. John (Pro. )

2d District. (Towns of Addison, Cameron, Canis-
teo. Corning, Caton, Erwin, Greenwood, Hartsville,
Hornellsville, Hornby, Jasper, Lindley, Rathbone,
Troupsburg, Tuscarora, West Union and Wood-
hull.) M1LO M. ACKER (Rep.), of Hornellsville.
Mr. A. was born at Hartsville, Steuben county, Oct.
3, 1853. Until twenty-one years of age he worked at
home on a farm during summers, and in the logging
camps of Pennsylvania during winters. During
his leisure moments he studied and read industri-
ously, attending common schools a short time, and
Andover School, from which he graduated with high
honors. While in attendance at that school, he
worked for his board. He was a farmer until 1881,
when he entered the office of Judge Hakes, at Hor-
nellsville, as a law student. He was admitted to
the bar in 1883, and became a member of the firm in
1885. In 1x79 and 1880, he was Supervisor of the
town of Hartsville ; and was Police Justice of Hor-
nellsville, In 1885. He was a member of Assembly in
1.888, serving on the Committees on General Laws,
Charitable and Religious Societies, Claims and Re-
vision ; in 1889, serving on Judiciary, Charitable and
Religious Societies and Civil Divisions; in 1890,
serving as Chairman of Judiciary and member of
Rules; and was re-elected by a plurality of 585, his
opponents being Arnos Jewett (Dem.), and Arad J.



Hunt (Pro.) Mr. Acker received the unanimous
caucus nomination for Speaker at the opening of the
present session. His plurality in 1889 was 1,335; in
1887, 650, and in 1888, 1,902.

Suffolk County.

Population, in 1865, 42,896 ; in 1875, 52,088.
JAMES H. PIERSON (Rep.), of Southampton.
Mr. P. was born at Southampton. May 26, 1838. His
ancestors came from England to this country in 1640,
and settled in Southampton in that year. He was
educated at Southampton Academy : has been a far-
mer, and is engaged in the real estate and insurance
business. He has always been a Republican ; has
been Supervisor of his town since 1881, and Chairman
of the Board since 1886 ; was a member of the last
House, serving on the Committees on Commerce and
Navigation, Insurance and Fisheries and Game ;
and was re-elected by a plurality of 593, his oppo-
nents being George fl. Cleaves (Dem.) and Schuy-
ler B. Horton (Pro.) His plurality in 1889 was 410.

Sulliran County.

Population, in 1865, 32,741 ; in 1875, 34,935.

GEORGE M.BEAKES (Dem.), of Bloomingburgh.
Mr. B. was born of American parents at Middletown,
N. Y., January 2, 1831. He was educated at the
Walkill Academy, University of Michigan and Al-
bany Medical College. Early in youth he was a
school teacher, and is now a physician and surgeon.
He has never held a political office before, but has
been Health Officer and United States Medical Ex-
aminer in pension cases for his district. He enlisted
early in the Civil War. and was appointed Assistant
Surgeon of the First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry,
serving in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-63. He
was promoted to Surgeon in the One Hundred and
Forty-first New York Volunteers, and served in the
Army of the Cumberland, 1863-'65, and with Gen.
Sherman until his discharge in July. 1865. He took
part in the battles of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Gaines
Mills, Savage Station, Malvern Hill, Fredericks-
burgh, Antietam, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Kene-
saw Mountain, Atlanta and many others. In 1868
he was a delegate to the Soldiers and Sailors' Con-
vention at New York. He has always been a Demo-
crat, and was elected to the Assembly by a plurality
of 220, his opponents being Wm. R. Rose (Rep.)
and George W. Thompson (Pro.) Mr. Rose was
chosen to the preceding Assembly by a plurality of
103.

Tioga County.

Population, in 1865, 28,163; in 1875, 31,744.

ROYAL W. CLINTON (Rep.), of Newark Valley.
Mr. C. was born at Colebrook, Litchfield county.
Conn., March 1, 1823 ; educated at the district schools
at Newark Valley and select school or academy dur-
ing winters from his 14th to his 19th year. He is a
wholesale lumber manufacturer and dealer, and
small farmer. He was Loan Commissioner and
Superintendent of the Poor, 1867, '68; Town Rail-
road Commissioner. 1869-'85; director of the North-
ern Central R. R., for the past 18 years: director of
the Addison and Northern Pennsylvania R. R. , for
the past 5 years ; Supervisor, 1884-'89 ; Trustee of
Syracuse University, for the past 3 years ; Lay Dele-
gate to the General Conference of the M. E. Church,
at Philadelphia, in 1884; trustee of the Wyoming
Conference, and Superintendent of Methodist Sunday
School for the past 39 years. In 1887, Mr. C. pre-
sented the village of Newark Valley with a school-
building costing $10,000. He was a Democrat until
1856,and;has since been a Republican. He was elected
to the Assembly by a plurality of 44, his opponents
being Enoch S. Williams (Dem.), who contests his
seat, and Ira P. Bennett (Pro.) The Republican
plurality in 1889 was 793.

Tompkins County.

Population, in 1865, 30,966 ; in 1875, 32,915.

NELSON STEVENS (Rep. ), of West Groton, Mr.
S. was born at West Groton, December 10, 1830; edu-



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catedat common schools and Genoa Academy, 1846,
and is a farmer. lie was justice of the Peace, 1860-
568, l883-'90; Supervisor, live years; Justice of the
Sessions, two years; a member of the last House,
serving on the Committees on Agriculture. Villages,
Internal Affairs and Public Health; and was re-
glected by a plurality of 968, his opponents being I)e
Forest Van Vleet (Dem.) and Wm. 11. Richardson
(Pro. ) His plurality in J8S9 was 6">9.

Ulster County.

Population, in 1865,69,813; in 1875,88,271.
1st District. (1st, 2d, 3d, 4th and 9th wards of
the city of Kingston and towns of Hurley, Kingston
Saugerties and Woodstock. ) GEORUE M. lilt INK
(Rep.), of Kingston. Mr. B. was bum at Kingston,
March 19,1848; educated in the public schools of
Kingston, and is a cigar manufacturer. He enlisted
as a musician, February 23, 186 1, ami served until
January 29, 1866, participating in the battles of Wil-
derness, Spotsylvania, Petersburg h and Cold Harbor.
He served as Supervisor, 1888, '89; and was elected
to the Assembly by a plurality of 27'.', his opponents
being Alfred W. Praser (Dem.) and Cornelius D.
Alliger (Pro.) The Republican plurality in Is&y was
1,286.

2d District. (5th, 6th, 7th and 8th wards of
Kingston, and towns of Esopus, Llovd, Marbletown,
Marlborough, Plattekill and Kosendale.) JACOB
RICE (Dem.), of Rondout. Mr. R. was born at
Trieves, Germany, March 7, 1847; educated in the
public schools of Rondout, and is a furniture dealer
and manufacturer. During the war lie served as a
private in Company II, h»2d N. Y. Vols. He was
Coroner of Ulster county, I882-'85; member of As-
sembly in 1889, serving on the Committees on Agri-
culture, Civil Divisions and Affairs of Villages ; in
1 890, serving on Taxation and Retrenchment, Vill-
ages and State Prisons ; and was re-elected by a plu-
rality of 196, his opponents being E. B. Walker
(Rep.) and John Bloomer (Pro.) His plurality in
1889 was 131, and in 1888 it was 5.

3d District. (Towns of Denning, Hardenburgh,
Gardiner, Olive, New Paltz, Rochester, Shandaken,
Shawangunk and Warwarsing.) GEORGE II. BUSH
(Dem.), of Ellenville. Mr. B. was born at Green-
lield, Ulster county, N. Y., February IS, 1857; edu-
cated in the public schools of Ellenville and Cornell
University ; and is a lawyer. He has always been a
Democrat; was clerk of the Assembly Committee on
Railroads in 1882 ; was chosen Justice of Ellenville
in March, 1887, which office he held until June 20,

1888, when he resigned to become a candidate for
the Legislature. He was a member of Assembly in

1889, and served on the Committees on Internal Af-
fairs, Roads and Bridges and the Special Committee
to investigate the ceiling frauds; in 1890, serving on
Ways and Means and Public Lands and Forestry;
and was re-elected by a plurality of 622, his oppo-
nents being Charles W. Baker (Rep.) and Henry
Griffith (Pro. ) His plurality in 1889 was 441 ; in 1888,
404.

Warren County.

Population, in 1865, 21,138 ; in 1875, 22,295.
WILLIAM M. CAMERON (Dem.), of Glens Falls.
Mr. C. is of Scotch ancestry ; his grandfather, Dun-



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