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tending the common schools of Davenport, at the age
of 18 he eDtei-ed the law office of Hon. James Stew-
art, was admitted to the practice of law September
16, 1875, and has since followed that profession. He
was twice elected Justice of the Peace of Oneonta,
in 1876 and in 1879. He has always been a Democrat,
and was for some time a member of the General
Committee of his district. He was a member of the
last House, serving on the Committees on Judiciary
and Engrossed Bills ; and was re-elected by a plurality
of 61, his opponents being Jonathan R. Neft(Rep.)
and J. M. Rockwell (Pro.) His plurality in 1882 was
385.

Putnam County.

Population, in 1865, 14,845 ; in 1875, 15,811,
HENRY DREW CLAPP (Rep.), of Carmel. Mr.
C was born at Carmel, August 16, 1859. His father,
Hon. Wm. S. Clapp, represented Putnam county in
the Assembly of 1873. His mother was the only
daughter of the late Daniel Drew; the younger Clapp
was prepared for College by private tutors; attended
Madison University one year ; graduated from Co-
lumbia College Law School in 1883, and is now serv-
ing his term as clerk in a law office. He was elected
to a the Assembly by a majority of 794, over Arthur
Ingraham (Dem.) The Republican majority in 1882
was 150. Mr. C. received the largest riiajority ever
given in Putnam county, save in one instance.



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Queens County.

Population, in 1865, 59,967 ; in 1875, 84,131.

1st District. (Towns of Flushing, North Hemp-
stead and Oyster Bay.) LOUIS KOSSUTH CHURCH
(Dem. ), of Hicksville. Mr. C. was born in Brooklyn,
December 11, 1846. His ancestors, Capt. Samuel
Church and Col. Timothy Church, served in the
Revolutionary army, the latter rendering important
service to the State during the. Vermont troubles.
His father, Rodney S. Church, late of Brooklyn,
achieved prominence as a lawyer. Mr. Church was
educated at tt»e Hudson River Institute, at Claver-
ack, N. Y.; is a lawyer; has traveled extensively in
the west ; has alwavs been a Democrat ; was a mem-
ber of the last House, serving on the Committees on
Villages and Public Lands ; and was re-elected with-
out opposition. His majority in 1882 was 1,189.

2d District. (Towns of Hempstead, Jamaica,
Long Island Citv and Newtown.) EDWARD A.
DARRAGH (Dem ), of Far Rockaway. Mr. D. was
born at Ovster Bay, Queens county, December 25,
1842; educated in Oyster Bay and New York city; is
a merchant ; and was elected to the Assembly by a
plurality of 1,072, his opponents being Thomas A.
smith (Rep.) and Theodore Walters (Gr.) The
Democratic plurality in 1882 was 1,118.

Rensselaer County.

Population, in 1865, 88,210 ; in 1875, 105,053.

1st District. (1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
and 11th wards of the city of Troy.) JAMES P.
HOOLEY (Dem. and Lab. Ref.), of Troy. Mr. II.
was born at Port Chester, Conn., July 12, 1865 ; edu-
cated in the public schools of Troy ; is a moulder,
with Burdett, Smith & Co.; and was elected to the
Assembly by a majority of 2,261 over James B. Hall
(Rep.) The Democratic majority in 1882 was 213.
Mr. H. received a large Republican vote.

2d District. (5th and 13th wards of the city of
Troy, and towns of Brunswick, Grafton, Hoosick,
Lansingburgh, Petersburgh, Pittstown and Schagh-
ticoke.) SYLVANUS D. LOCKE (Rep.), of Hoosick
Falls. Mr. L. was born at Richfield, Otsego county,
N. Y., September 11, 1833. He was educated at dis-
trict and select schools at Richfield until 1S52, and
Fairfield Academy, from April, 1852, until 1855. He
has been a teachei - , civil engineer and lawyer, and is
now eugaged in manufacturing, being the inventor
of the first successful grain binder. He has been a
Republican since the organization of the party in
1856; was County Surveyor and City Engiueer of
Janesville, Wis., 1861-'69; and was elected to the
Assembly without opposition, except 24 scattering
votes, the Democratic candidate, Isaac L. Van
Voast, withdrawing from the canvass a few days be-
fore election.

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. ) WILLIAM T.
MILES (Dem.), of Greenbush (103 Broadway). Mr.
M. was born at Greenbush, November 4, 1852 ; edu-
cated at the State Street High School, Albany, the
Experimental Department of the State Normal
School, Albany, and Folsom's Business College,
Albany; is a dealer in lumber and coal; held the
office of town clerk in 1874, and village clerk in 1875;
was trustee of Greenbush Village 1877, '78 ; was Su-
pervisor, 1881-'83, being Chairman of the Board the
latter year, and was elected to the Assembly by a
majority of 725 over William A. Gile (Rep.) There
was no opposition to the Democratic candidate in
1882. Mr. Miles has usually been elected to office
without opposition from the Republicans.

Eichmond Count v.

Population, in 1865, 28,209; in 1875, 35,241.
EDWARD A. MOORE (Dem.), of Stapleton. Mr.
M. was born in New York city, February 23, 1828 ;
is self-educated ; was formerly a builder ; is now a
contractor ; and was elected to the Assembly by a
majority of 890 over Lester M. Clark (Rep.). This



district has been represanted for several years by
Erastus Brooks, whose majority in 1882 was 1,171.

Rockland County.

Population, in 1865,20,7S8; in 1875, 29,951.
JOHN W. FELTER(Dem.),of Haverstraw. Mr.
F. was born at Haverstraw, August 22, 1843 ; edu-
cated in common schools ; was formerly a farmer ;
is at present a brick manufacturer , was five years
Town Assessor : tbree years Commissioner of High-
ways ; four years Supervisor ; and was elected to the
Assembly by a majority of 7 over Alonzo Bedell
(Rep. ) The Democratic majority in 1882 was 307-

St. Lawrence County.

Population, in 1865, 80,994 ; 1875, 84,124.

1st District. (Towns of De Kalb, De Peyster,Fine,
Fowler, Gouverneur, Hammond, Macomb, Morris-
town, Oswegatchie, Pitcairn, Rossie and Ogdens-
burgh city.) NEWTON MARTIN CURTIS (Rep.),
of Ogdensburgh. Mr. C. was born at De Peyster,
St. Lawrence county. May 21, 1835 ; and educated at
common schools and Gouverneur Wesleyan Sem-
inary, 1854-'55. He enrolled and commenced the or-
ganization of a company, April 14, 1861: was Com-
missioned Captain 16th N. Y. S. Infantrv, May 7.
1861; Lieut. -Col. 142d N. Y. Infantry. Oct. 4, 1862:
and Col. 142dN. Y. Infantry, Jan. 21. 1868; assigned
to command of 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 10th Armv
Corps at Cold Harbor, June 10, 1864, vice Drake, killed
in action ; assigned to command of 1st Brigade, 2d
Division, 10th Army Corps, June 25, 1864 ; appointed
Brigadier-General by brevet, "for distinguished
services, 1 ' to rank from October 28, 1864 ; assigned
to duty under this brevet rank, Jan. 4, 1866; ap
pointed in the field, Jan. 16, 1865, Provisional Brig.
Gen. U. S. Vols. " for gallant cervices in the capture
of Fort Fisher, North Carolina ; to rank from Jan.
15, 1865; appointed Major-General by brevet, U. S,
Vols. " for gallant and meritorious services," at cap
ture of Fort Fisher, to rank from March 13, 1865, and
assigned to duty April 20, 1865; assigned to duty as
Chief of Staff to Gen. E. O. C. Ord, commanding
army of the James, Department of Virginia and
North Carolina, April 15, 1865, headquarters at Rich
mond, Va.; assigned to command of Southwestern
Virginia, July 1, 1865, with headquarters at Lynch-
burg, Va., which was relinquished on being honor-
ably mustered out, Jan. 15,1866. He served with
McDowell's Army, 1861 ; Army of the Potomac, 1861
and 1862;Dix's Army, Army of the Potomac, and
Department of the South, 1863; Army of the James
and Potomac, 1864. In the session of 1865 he re
ceived the thanks of the Legislature for himself and
command for services rendered in the capture of
Fort Fisher, Jan. 15, 1865. He was appointed Col-
lector of Customs, District of Oswegatchie, N. Y.,
August 14, 1866, and served until March 4. 1867 ; he
was appointed Special Agent. U. S. Treasury, March
4, 1867, from which he resigned in 1880 : he was Presi-
dent of the St. Lawrence County Agricultural So-
city, 1S74 to 1878 ; President of the State Agricultural
Society, 1880; and Trustee and Secretary of the
Board of Control of the New York Agricultural Ex-
periment Station from its organization in 1S80. He
voted for the Democratic ticket from his majority
until 1860, when he voted for Breckinridge; was
Democratic candidate for Assembly in the 1st district
of St. Lawrence county in 1860; was Postmaster of
De Peyster from March 3, 1857, until July, 1861 ; and
was elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 1,967,
his opponents being James M. Wells (.Dem.) and
Charles VV. Barnes (Pro.) . The Republican majority
in 1882 was 289.

2d District. (Towns of Canton, Colton, Edwards.
Hermon, Lisbon, Madrid, Norfolk, Pierpont, Russell
and Waddington.) MORELL D. BECK WITH
(Rep.), of Colton. Mr. B. was born at Oppenheim,
Fulton county, of New England parentage, August
24, 1830; educated at public schools, Little Falls
Academy and Fairfield Seminary, when he prepared
to enter Union College, but his health failing he left
school and followed railroad engineering and local
surveying ; was also a teacher and land agent. He



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now practices law, and has given most of his atten-
tion during the past ten years to dealing in land and
investigating and settling land titles in this and
other States. He was School Commissioner of the
First district of Herkimer county from January, 1864,
until January, 1866, when he resigned the office to
take charge of George Parish's land office at Colton,
and remained in his eraployfor seven years and until
the business of the office was closed out by sales of
all the lands connected with it. He is quite a large
owner of both wild and cultivated lands. He was
originally a Free Soil Democrat, and cast his first
vote for Franklin Pierce, but has been a Republican
since the organization of the party. He was a
member of the last House, serving on the Commit-
tees on Cities, and Petitions of Aliens, and was
re-elected by a majority of 1.245 over Charles K.
Conkey (Dem. ) His plurality in 1882 was 796.

3d District. (Towns of Brasher, Hopkinton, Law-
rence, Louisville, Massena, Parishville. Potsdam and
Stockholm.) GEORGE Z. ERWIN (Rep.), of Pots-
dam. Mr. E. was born at Madrid, St. Lawrence
county, January 15, 1840; educated at St. Lawrence
Academy, Potsdam, and Middlebury (Vt.) College,
graduating in 1865; was formerly a farmer; is now a
lawyer; has always been an earnest Republican;
was a member of Assembly in 1882, serving on the
Committee on Ways and Means, Sub-Committee of
the Whole, and the special Committee to investi-
gate receiverships; in 1883, serving on Ways and
Means, Railroads and Privileges and Elections; and
was re-elected by a majority of 1,702 over John 0.
Bridges (Dem.) His majority in 1882 was 1,458, and
in 1881, 2,020.

Saratoga County.

Population, in 1S65, 49,892 ; in 1875, 55,233.
1st District. (Towns of Ballston, Charlton, Clif-
ton Park, Galway, Half Moon, Malta, Milton, Provi-
dence, Stillwater and Waterford.) DANIEL CADY
BRIGGS ( Rep.), of Malta. Mr. B. was born at
Johnstown, Fulton county, N. Y., January 14, 1836 ;
educated at common schools and Fort Edward
Institute; was formerly a hardware dealer, and is
now engaged in farming and real estate. He has
alwavs been a Republican ; was Supervisor of Malta,
1880-"82; is a director of the Malta Fire Insurance
Company ; and !was elected to the Assembly by a
plurality of 892, his opponents being Peter Hogan
(Dem.) and S. Rowley (Pro.) The Republican plu-
rality in 1882 was 65.

2d District. (Towns of Corinth, Day. Edinburgh,
Greenfield, Hadlev, Moreau, Northumberland, Sara-
toga, Saratoga Springs and Wilton.) THOMAS
NOXON (Rep.), of Saratoga Springs. Mr. N. was
born in Dutchess county, N. Y., April 20, 1813, and
educated in common schools. He was formerly a
merchant, but is not engaged in any business at
present. He was formerly a Whig; was Supervisor,
1856, '57, '60, '61, '64-66, '77, '82, being Chairman
of the Hoard two years; was President of Saratoga
Springs two years; Sheriff of Saratoga county three
years: and was elected to the Assembly by a plurality
of 334, his opponents being Louis H. Cramer (Dem.)
and Charles S. Shattuck (Pro.) The Independent
Republican majority in 1882 was 1,561.

Schenectady County.

Population, in 1865, 20,S98; in 1875, 22,892.
JOHN W. VEEDER (Rep. ), of Schenectady. Mr.
Y. was born in Schenectady, September 1, 1825. His
ancestors came from Holland, and were among the
first settlers in Schenectady. He was educated at
the Schenectady Lyceum ; was formerly an agent of
a Canal Transportation Company, and is now Clerk
in the Department of Public Instruction. He or-
ganized the 134th Regiment in 1863, but was unable
to accompany it to the front, in consequence of ill-
ness. He was formerly a Whig; has been Canal
Collector, Postmaster and County Clerk ; and was
elected to the Assembly by a majority of 141 over



James W. Waddell (Dem.) The Republican plu-
rality in 1882 was 237. The contest in the district was
mainly on Assemblyman, the Democrats apparently
neglecting the State ticket.

Schoharie County.

Population, in 1865, 33,353 ; in 1875, 32,419.
JAMES [I. BROWN (Dem.), of Summit. Mr. B.
was born at Summit, November 2, 1838 ; educated at
common schools and Charlotteville Academy, 1857-
'58; is a produce dealer and merchant; was Super-
visor, 1871-74 ; member of Assembly in 1877, serving
on the committees on Militia and Manufacture of
Salt; and was elected to the present Assembly by a
majority of 862 over Eugene Coffin (Rep.) The
Democratic majority in 1882 was 1,241.

Schuyler County.

Population, in 1S65, 18,441 ; in 1875, 18.82S.
J. FRANKLIN BARNES (Dem.), of Watkins.
Mr B. was born in Yates county, N. Y., June 2,
1852; educated at Bellevue College, 1872-75; is a
physician and surgeon ; was elected Supervisor of
the town of Dix in 1882 by a majority of 243, the
largest ever given in the town. He was elected to
the Assembly by a majority of 106 over Eaton J.
Agard (Rep.) The Democratic majority in 1882 was
220. Mr. B. was the only Democrat elected last fall
in the county, the Republican State ticket receiving I
350 majority.

Seneca County.

Population, in 1865, 27,653 ; in 1875, 27,299.
GEORGE W. JONES (Rep.), of Ovid. Mr. J.
was born at Romulus, Seneca county, N. Y., October
14, 1S28; educated at the common schools of Ovid;
was a grain merchant, in Philadelphia eight years ;
returned to Ovid in 1860, and has since been engaged
in milling and farming. He has always been a Re-
publican ; has been Treasurer of Ovid since 1869 ;
trustee of Willard Asylum since 1873 ; was a Presi-
dential Elector in 1876; Delegate to the National
Convention of 1872 ; and was elected to the Assembly
by a majority of 178 over Genet Archer (Dem.)
The Democratic majority in 1882 was 414.

Steuhen County.

Population, in 1865, 66.192 ; in 1875, 73,923.
1st District. (Towns of Avoca, Bath, Bradford,
Campbell, Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont, Howard,
Prattsburgh, Pulteney, Thurston, Urbana, Wayland,
Wayne and Wheeler.) GEORGE E. WHITEMAN
(Dem.), of Wayland. Mr. W. was born at Way-
land, April 22, 1853; educated at public schools and
Dansville, Academy; is a farmer; was Assessor
from 1874-'80, and Supervisor from 1830 to the present
time. He was elected to the Assembly by a major-
ity of 105 over Azariah C. Brundage (Rep.) The
Democratic plurality in 1882 was 1,043.

2d District. (Towns of Addison, Camercn, Can-
isteo, Corning, Caton, Erwin, Greenwood, Hartsville,
Hornellsville, Hornby, Jasper, Lindley, Rathbone.
Troupsburgh, Tuscarora, West Union and Woodhull)
ANDREW B. CRAIG (Dem.), of Jasper. Mr. C. |
was born at Jasper, December 3, 1835, of Irish and
New England parentage ; educated at Jasper and
Elmira, N. Y., was formerly a merchant and en-
gaged in the milling and lumber business ; is a farmer
and dealer in lumber, pressed hay, etc. ; was Su-
pervisor of Jasper, 1859 was a member of the last
House, serving on the Committees on Roads and
Bridges, Agriculture and Public Health ; and was re-
elected by a majority of 35 over Charles D. Baker
(Rep. ) His plurality in 1882 was 1 , 081.

Suffolk County.

Population, in 1865,42,896; in 1875, 52,083.
SIMEON S. HAWKINS (Rep.), of Jamesport.
Mr. H. was born at Stony Brook, Suffolk county, N.
Y., March 30, 1827 ; is of English descent, and edu-



cated at the district schools of Stony Brook. He
was a Commander in the Navy at the age of 20, and
was master of the bark " Hannibal," as transport on
the southern coast during the rebellion. In 1870 he
commenced the manufacture of menhaden oil and fish
guano. He has been a Republican since 1856; was
County Superintendent of the Poor, 1866-'69; Super-
visor of Riverhead, 1870 ; Delegate to the Convention
that nominated Reuben E. Penton for Governor;
Delegate to the National Convention of 1880; Dele-
gate to the State Convention of 1881 ; Chairman of
County Committee, 1880-82 ; a candidate for the As-
sembly in 1S82; and was elected to the present As-
sembly by a majority of 485 over Edwin Bailey (Dem.),
who was elected to the last Assembly by a plurality
of 328.

Sullivan County.

Population, in 1S65, 32,741 ; in 1875, 34,935.

GEORGE B. CHILDS (Dem.), of Grahamsville.
Mr C. was born at Grahamsville, February 9, 1838, of
Connecticut parentage ; educated in common schools,
Liberty Normal Institute, 1851, and Monticello
Academy, 1852 ; was a merchant from 1S55 to 1876,
and is now a farmer. He has always been a Demo-
crat , was Supervisor of Nevevsink, his native town,
1867-70, '72; was a member of the last House, serv-
ing as Chairman of the Committee on Roads and
Bridges, and member of Banks and Expenditures of
the Executive Department, and was re-elected by a
plurality of 715, his opponents being Blake W. Wales
(Rep.) and Peter B. Akins (Gr. ) His plurality in
1882 was 594.

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

CHARLES F. BARAGER (Rep.), of Candor. Mr.
B. was born in Candor, Decembers, 1838, His maternal
grandfather was a private, and his great grandfather
a Captain in the Revolutionary War. His father,
Samuel Barager, was a member of Assembly in
1839, a soldier in the war of 1812, and Justice of the
Peace of Candor for over fifty years. He was edu-
cated at the common and select schools of Candor,
and at the Albany Law School, graduating in 1867,

hen he was admitted to the Bar. In 1869 he was
engaged in the black walnut lumber business in
Southeast Missouri; subsequently he grew oranges
n Florida; was a merchant at Detroit Lake, in the
Red River Yalley of the North, and in 1879 returned
to his native place and purchased the Candor Woolen
Mills, which he managed successfully, building a
new mill in 1S80 and '81 He enlisted in the army,
May 21, 1861 ; was made 1st Lieutenant of Co. K,
26th Regiment N.Y. Vols, with which he served
four months, when he returned home and organized
Company H, N. Y. Vols., assumed its Captaincy,
and re-entered the service in August, 1862. He was
wounded at the battles of Gettvsburgh and Peach
Tree Creek, Ga. He was engaged in the battles of
Chancellorsville, Gettysburgh, Peach Tree Creek,
Resaca, Ga., Manhatchee, Tenn., Lookout Moun-
tain and siege of Atlanta, besides many minor en-
gagements and skirmishes, and was mustered out at
the close of the war. He was elected to the Assem-
bly by a plurality of 341, his opponents being Myron
B. Ferris (Dem. ), who was elected to the last House
by a plurality of 374, and Ziba Evans (Pro.)



Tompkins County.

Population, in 1865, 30,966; in 1875, "32,915.
JOHN E. CADY (Dem.), of Freeville. Mr, C
was born at Dryden, Tompkins county, May 7, 1841 ; \
educated in common schools ; is owner and manager
of an extensive dairy farm ; was a Republican until
1872 ; a member of the last House, serving as Chair-
man of the Committee on Agriculture, and member
of Insurance and Expenses of the Executive De-
partment ; and was re-elected by a plurality of 395,
his opponents being George H. Rockwell (Rep.) and
John H. Selkreg (Pro.) His plurality in 1882 was
643.



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.) THOMAS HARDEN-
BERGH TREMPER (Rep. ), of Kingston. Mr. T.
was born at Rhinebeck, Dutchess county, N. Y.,
April 8, 1840, of Holland Dutch and French Huguenot
descent ; educated at private schools, lS47-'50, Kings-
ton Academy, 1850-'52, New York public schools,
winter of 1852, '53, Kingston Academy, 1853-'55, and
Hedding Literary Institute, 1855, '56. He was for-
merly a clerk; has been a wholesale merchant and
freighter since 1862 ; and is a member of the New
York Produce Exchange. He has always been a Re-
publican; has been Trustee of the village of Kingston;
Railroad Commissioner for the Wallkill Vallev Rail-
road ; Vice-President of the Romer & Tremper Steam-
boat Company ; Director of the Kaaterskill railroad ;
Trustee?of the;Rondout Savings Bank; Director of the
Kingston Building Company; Alderman of the city
of Kingston ; Supervisor, 18S0, '81. As Trustee of
Kingston, he was a member of the Committee on
City Charter and Organization. He was elected
Colonel commanding Twentieth Battalion, N. G. S.
N. Y., commissioned July 24, 1877, commanded the
same during the railroad riots of 1877, and resigned
May 1, 1880. He was a member of the last House,
serving on the Committees on Commerce and Navi-
gation, Charitable and Religious Societies and En-
grossed Bills ; and was re-elected by a majority of
818 over AVilliam Lounsbery (Dem.) His majority
in 1S82 was 386. Sir. T. carried 15 of the 17 elec-
tion polls in his district. His opponent was one of
the strongest and ablest Democrats in the district,
and Mr. Tremper's triumph was regarded by his
friends as very gratifying.

2d District. (5th, 6th, 7th and Sth wards of Kings-
ton, towns of Esopus, Lloyd, Marbletown, Marl-
borough, Plattekill and Rosendale. ) GILBERT D.
B. HASBROUCK (Rep.) of Port Ewen. Mr. H.
was born at Port Ewen, February 19, I860. He was
educated in the district schools of Port Ewen until
1874, New Paltz Academy, graduating in 1876, and
Rutgers College, 1876-'80. During 1880 and '81 he
studied law in the office of Hon. Wm. S. Kenyon,
County Judge of Ulster county. In 1S81,'82 he at-
tended the lectures at the Columbia College Law
School, and was admitted to the bar in 1882. He
was managing clerk for A. T. Clearwater, District
Attorney of Ulster county, until October 1, 1883.
Since then he has practiced law. He taught the
public school of Port Ewen a short time in 1881 ; re-
ceived the degree of A. M. from Rutgers College in
1883, when he delivered the Master's Oration for the
class of 1S80. He was elected to the Assembly by a
majority of 100 over David M. De Witt (Dem.), who
was elected to the last House by a majority of 22.

3d District. (Towns of Denning, Hardenburgh,
Gardiner, Olive, New Paltz, Rochester, Shandaken,
Shawangunk and Wawarsing.) GEORGE R.JOHN-
SON (Dem.), of Denning. Mr. J. was born in the
town of Neversink, Sullivan county, N. Y., October
25, 1S47, of American parentage; is a manufacturer
of sole leather, and was formerly also a merchant
and lumberman; has always been a Democrat; was
Supervisor, 1876, '77 ; and was elected to the Assem-
bly by a majority of 659 over Ward S. Northrup
(Rep.) The district has»been represented for the
last four years by Hon. Thomas E. Benedict (Dem.),
whose majority in 1SS2 was 1,022.
«
Warren County.
Population, in 1865, 21,13S ; in 1875, 23,295.

LORENZO R. LOCKE (Rep.), of Pottersville.
Mr. L. was born at Crown Point, Essex county,
March 17, 1339. His ancestors came from England
and settled in Massachusetts in 1634. He was edu-
cated in common schools and Fort Edward Semin-
ary and Collegiate Institute ; was formerly a hotel
keeper, and is not engaged in any business at pres-



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ent. He has always been a Republican ; was Deputy
Clerk of Assembly, 1676-82 ; Supervisor, 1871, '73,
'75; a member of the last House, serving on the
Committees on Villages, Game Laws, Engrossed
Bills and Congressional Apportionment ; and was
re-elected bv a plurality of 183, his opponents being
Samuel D. Kendrick(Dem.), David M. Dunlap (Gr.)
and Francis G. Crosby (Pro.) His majority in 1SS2
was 583.

Washington County.

Population, in 1865, 46,214 ; in 1875, 48,167.



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