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iCattaraugus ...


Henry 0. Wait

Horace T. Cook


Franklin




Fulton

Genesee




IChautauqua

Chemung

Chenango

Clinton




J. L. McDowell

Wm. H. Stewart....
John M. Weaver....

Ch<->t<r .Mill-r

James B. Kellogg ...

Minor Stllson

George W. Chase. . .
John Esser


Greene




Hamilton

Herkimer

Jefferson




James Conkling

Jacob Stears, Jr

E. B. Cadlev




Columbia

Cortland

Delaware








Lewis

Livingston

Madison


John C. Hughes

James S. Thompson

Arthur A. Foote

Wm. Oliver




Dutchess




Erie






Daniel F. Payne .. ..
Fred'k D. Kilburn..
Henry W. Potter....
John Thomas


Monroe




Franklin






Fulton


* Appointed b
t Fulton coui


y Mayor Grace, 1886.
ty.






Greene


Frederick Hill













JtLveni


ng Journal


', Almanac,


l^^L


143


Clerks of Boards of Supervisors -


-Continued.


Clerks of Boards of Supervisors


— Continued.


County.


Name.


Residence.


County.


Name.


Residence.


Montgomery...
New York


Henry M. Eldredge,

*F. J. Twomey

John J. B. Spooner,
Jos.B. Cushman, jr

Charles H. Peck

Hiram Metcalf.

Chas. T. Dunning .
W. W. Armstrong.

H. D. Nutting

Abram L. Kellogg .
John M. Towner ...
Robert Seabury....
J. A. Cavanaugh ...

C. M. Johnson

James S. Haring ...

Charles M. Hale

Edward F. Grose...


Fort Plain.
New York.
Lockport.
Vernon.
Syracuse.
Canandaigua.
Gosben.
Albion.
Oswego.
. Oneonta.
Patterson.
Hempstead.
Troy.

Pt.Richmond.
Orangeburg.
Madrid.
Ballston.


Schenectady ...
Schoharie-


Jno. W. Teeder ....
L. W. Ba.xter


Schenectady.
Cobleskill.


Niagara


Chas. R. Watkins .
Chas. I. Van Liew..
Valentine Bouten...
James L. Millard...

Wm. B. Niven

Oscar B. Glezen

M. N. Tompkins....
E. B. Walker, Jr..
I. Freeman Wells...

Robert R. Law

Glen C. Cone




Oneida






Onondaga


Steuben


Bath.


Ontario


Suffolk




Orange




Monticello.

Owego.

Ithaca.

Kingston.

Adirondack.

Cambridge.


Orleans


Tioga ....


Oswego

Otsego


Tompkins

Ulster


Putnam




Queens


Washington

Wavne


Rensselaer


Richmond

Rockland

St. Lawrence .


Westchester ...

Wyoming

Yates


Chas. E. Johnson...
Alvah C. Manson...
Horace J. Y'oungs..


White Plains.
Warsaw.


Saratoga











* Clerk Board of Aldermen.



VOTE FOR PRESIDENT, 1884* BY STATES.



State.



Alabama

Arkansas

California ,

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas .....

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan ?

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire.

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina....

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina ....

Tennessee

Texas

Vermont

Virginia

West Virginia

Wisconsin



Totals

Dem. plur.,



Blaine,
Rep.



59,

50,

102,

36,

65,

12,

28,

47,

337,

238,

197,

154,

118,

46,

72,

85,

146,

192,

111,

43,

202,

76,

7,

43,

123,

562,

125,

400,

26,

473,

19,

21,

124,

93,

39,

139,

J63,

161,



444
895
416
290
893
953
031
603
469
511
089
406
122
347
209
747
724
669
685
509
929
912
193
253
366
005
068
082
860
804
030
733
078
141
514
356
096
157



Cleveland,
Dem.



92,973

72,927

89,288

27,723

67,167

16,976

31,766

94,567

312,351

245,042

|177,.316

90,132

152,894

62,546

52,140

96,931

122, a52

149,835

70,065

76,510

235, 98S

54,391

6,578

39, 191

127,778

563. 154

142,952

368,280

24,604

392,785

12,.B91

69,890

133,258

225,309

17,331

145,497

67,317

146,477



Butler,
Gr.



St. John,
Pro.



762
],847
2,037
1,958
1,684



910



11:)

10,776

8,820



16,346

1,691

120

3,953

573

24,382

41,490

3,583



26

551

3,456

17,004



5,17'J

726

17,002

422



951
3,321

785



805
4,598



4,850,789



4,873,672
24,268



184,983



2,963

761

2,489



Rep.
plurality.



72
165
12,074
3,051
1,472
4,495
3,139

ass

2,160
2,792
9,923
18,403
4,684



2,899



1,569

6, 1.53

25,006

454

11,069

492

15,737

928



1,131
3, .534
1,752

182

939

7,656



13,128
8,567



25,118



19,773
64,274



20,069



24,372
42,834
41,620



22,521
1,615
4,062



31,802
2,256

81,019
6,639



22,183

"u"m



149,092



Dem.
plurality.



32,529
22,032



1,274

4,023

3,735

46,964



Total.



6,531



34,772
16,199



11,184



3:3,001
30,906



4,412

1,149

13,884



48,1.57

9,180

132, 168



6,141
4,221



1.53,789

126,669

tl97,033

66,732
137,233
t29,929

59.872
142,450
672,670
495, 424
375,877
265,379
275,846
109,351
130,462
186,043
303,381
401,216
190,017
120,019
441,070
tl34, 2^9

12,797

84,470

260,753

1,167,169

268,474

784,610

52,732
899,328

32,771
t92.S6f'
259,418
325, 2<'6

59, 3S2
285,035
132, 157
319,888



tl0,051,851



* The vote for President. 1868-1^80, is given on page 134. t Includes scattering. { Fusion.

2 In Michigan the Fusion vote is divided, that of the distinctive Cleveland and Butler electors being
iven. In the table of counties the Fusion vote is combined for Cleveland.



given



^44



Eve fling Join-Jial Almanac^ 1887.



ASSESSMENT AND TAXATION IN A^E IV YORK, i885. *

Aggregate EqiiaUzed Valuations; Aggregate Taxation and Rate on each Dollar in cents ; Assessed Valuation,
Jical and Personal ; Corrected Aggregate Valuations.



COUNTUS.



Albany

Allegany

Broome „

Cattaraugus....

Cayuga

; Chautauqua. .
I Chemung

Chenango

Clinton

Columbia

Cortlaofi

Delaware

Dutchess

Erie*

Essex

' Franklin

' Fulton

I (ienesee -

I Greene

! Hamilton

Herkimer

, .lefferson *

Kings _

Lewis* „

; Livingston

; Madison

I Monroe

' Montgomery .

< New York

, Niagara

! Oneida

i Onondaga* _..

Ontario

Orange

Orleans

Oswego

; Otsego

I Putnam

; Queens

Rensselaer* _..
\ Richmond* _..
I Rockland

Saratoga

Schenectady ..

Schoharie —

: Schuyler

1 Seneca

St. Lawrence..
I Steuben

Suffolk

Sullivan*

Tioga

Tompkins

■ Ulster

Warren _

Washington-
Wayne

Westchester*

Wyoming

Yates



Aggregate
equalized
valuatioQ.i



State tax,
exclusive of
town, county

and school
taxes.



$83,447,408
14, 05,^416
20,704,653
1.1,431,237
29,962,070
24,790,895
17,952.640
17,478,045

9,669,514
29,478,673
10,759,816
13,465,707
4.3,(179,008
120,445,345
10,391,808

7,982,170

8,035,789
20,627,659
13,447,183

1,137,290

22, 778, 355

23. 106, 977

322,934,926

8,73S.160
24,379,752
19,12(1,295
80, 320, 545
22,219,177
.,439,226,2.50
25,23S,.582
56,861,428
60,448,103
28,412,552
41,497,366
14,335,745
22,429,140
21, .555, 084

7.392,815
42,505,899
59,711,637
11,635,130
13,281,050
22,386,691
12,329,506
10,012,7.37

6,764,065
14,765,500
23,106,468
21,9)5,714
16,835,971

.5,327,325
11,863,4.50
15,057,419
24,568,-346

6,499,028
22, 127, .340
24,776,811
79,273,492
14, .384. 858
12,3.53,-328



Totals |$3,224,682,343



|150,2a'i 33
25,305 15
37,268 38
27,776 23
53.931 73
44,623 61
32,314 75
31,460 48
17,405 13
53,061 61
19,367 67
24,238 27
77,542 21

216,8()1 62
18,705 25
14,367 91
14,464 42
37, 129 79
24,204 93
2,047 12
41,001 04
41,592 56

581,282 87
1.5,728 69
43,883 55
34,416 63

144, 576

39,994 52

2,590,607 25

45,429 45

102,350 .57

108,806 59
51,142 59
74,695 26
25,804 34
40,372 45
38,799 15
13,307 07
76,510 62

107, 480 95
20,943 23
23,905 89
40,278 04
22,193 11
18,022 93
12,175 32
26,577 90
41,591 64
39,448 29
30,394 76
9,.'is9 IS
21,030 21
27,103 .35
44,223 02
11,608 25
39, 829 21
44, .598 26

14? 692 29
25,892 74
22,2.35 99



$.5,804,428 22



X cj aj

Aggregate "3 >.£
taxation. c^i-c



$1, 507,
168,
179,
1.57,
266,
236,
178,
262,
136,
249,
118,
198,
371,
882,
109,

96,
109,
133,
160,

33,

193,

247,

9,617,

91,
181,
195,
539,
173,
33,486,
297,
502,
553,
213,
378,
141,
355,
241,

53,
425,
600,
285,

96,

2-30,

. 170,

108,

70
135
206,
247
171
121
161
166,
495

81
156
212
726,
122,
101,



252 23
179 60
550 15
546 13
862 68
163 80
202 29
733 11
009 91
879 04
145 38
962 39
398 54
270 35
430 79
176 23
293 03
630 98
827 52
434 64
877 92
894 07
620 57
020 73
913 49
628 10
700 28
246 51
320 59
089 28
801 04
854 21
643 64
9-57 73
606 77
554 50
642 26
024 05
863 40
167 49
698 58
982 15
,189 54
,443 60
,652 59
,211 15
,288 96
,031 74
,651 73
,661 03
611 90
4.38 96
,783 (13
863 64
-332 95
904 88
115 .50
307 67
216 93
412 01



Assessed

value of real

estate.



$-58,110,078 96



1.806
1.196
0.867
1.021
0.890
0.952
0.992
1.750
1.406
0.847
1.098
1.477
0.86S
0.73'.^
1.0.53
1.204
1.360
0.647
1.196
2.9.39
0.852
1.072
2.978
1.042
0.746
1.023
0.672
0.779
2.327
1.177
0.884
0.916
0.752
0.898
0.987
1.585
1.121
0.717
1.001
1.005
2.4.55
0.7.30
1.028
1.3S2
1.1)85
1.038
0.916
0.891
1.130
1.016
2.282
1..381
1.107
2.018
1.251
0.709
0.856
0.916
0.849
0.821



1.802



Assessed
value of per-
sonal estate.



f92, .34.5, 683
15,026,643
27,458,647
21,147,818
28, Ml, 199
24,650,221
18,931,581
16,141,400
7,277,8«'
22,2.54,711

8,726,739

11.667,819

37,120,765

130,6.53,132

10,624,277

7,594,976

8,980,888
15,984,775
13, .508, 233

1,527,503

17,5.56,511

28,145,455

350,369,038

6,675,946
23,695,472
18,031,215
107,760,486
23.422,341
1,203,941,065
27.223,937
45,841,438
67,380,738
31,026,694
31,737,959
15,957,715
24,171,238
13,446.182

6,887,916
28,532,463
70,849,882

8.966,499

9,948,681
19,587,484
12,702,327
13.402,330

7,079,561
16,078,467
29,689,550
28,419,917
13,839,221

5,439,086
12,570,9.52
10,023,686
2.3,291,764

6,926,226
25, .519. 473
25, 737,. 579
59,241,613
13,272,094
11,772,857



?3,006,.320,01C



$7,923,007

1,176,660

2,954,568

1,914,985

3,609,573

2, 575, 890

1,134,905

1,921,340

1,000,745

4, 182, 629

1,051,469

1.408,594

6,546.68(1

10,269,725

760, 485

1,167,785

787,235

2, 286, 310

1,845,62a

1,800

2, 244, .592

3, 296, 197

14,6-57,675

659,930

2,930,6.30

2,0-30,435

5,031,890

2,461,088

176,883,875

2, 129, 526

4,277,729

6, 6.54, .563

3,898,846

5,216,189

1,790,624

1,363,579

1,561,000

1,262,750

2,142,430

8,887,109

255,850

1, 144, 485

1, .529, 504

917,501

1,702,719

713.070

2,219,422

2,799,828

2,517,799

1,888,900

160,095

898,933

1,262,670

3,029,775

1,232,195

2,388,173

2,365,389

3,083,215

1,610,986

1,128,486



Corrected
aggregate
valuation.



$100,268,690
16,203,303
30,413,522
23,062 603
32,150,772
27,226,114
20,066,486
18,062,740

8,278,644
26, 4.37, .340

9,777,198

13,076,413

43,667,445

140,922,8.57

11,384,762

8,762,761

9,768,123
18,271,085
1.5,353,858

1,529,303

19,801,103

31,441,6.52

365,026,764

7,346,496
26,626,102
20,061,650
112,792,376
2.5,881,929
1,380,824,940
29,353,463
50,119,168
74,035,301
34,925.540
36,954,143
17,748,-339
25,634,817
15,007,747

8,150,666
30,674,893
79,760.925

9,222,349
11,093,166
21,116,988
13,619,828
15 105,049

7,792,631
18,297,889
32,489,378
30,937,716
15,728,121

.5,599,181
13,469,885
11,2S6,356
26,321,539

8,1.58,421
20,418,5-53
28,102,968
62, .324, 825
14,883,080
12,901,343



$336, 749, 663 $3, 345, 621, 304



* No returns. Valuations are taken from previous year.
The tax rate for the current year is 2.95 mills, which, upon the present valuation of 3,224,682,343, will
produce 9,512,812.91, to be devoted as follows :

School purposes $-3,708,384 69

Canals, including canal debt 2,192,784 00

General purposes 3,611,644 22

$9,512,812 91



I



Evejiing Journal Ahnanac, 1887.



145



NEW YORK LEGISLATURE.



SENA TE.



The Senate consists of 32 members, who are elected in November of every alternate odd numbered year
and hold their offices for two years from the first of January next succeeding. The State is divided into
32 districts, each electing one Senator. The Senators receive an annual salary of $1, 500 and also $1 for each
ten miles of travel in going to or returning from the place of meeting once in each session. Ten dollars
per day in addition is allowed when the Senate alone is convened in extraordinary session, or when acting
as a court for the trial of impeachments.



EDxVIUND L

JOHN W. YROOMAN (Rep.), aerk.
JOHN S. KEN YON (Rep. ), 4sswto««,(7ZcrA:.

First District.

(Suffolk and Queens counties. Population, 136,219,)
EDWARD FRANCIS FAG AN (Dem.), of Mas-
peth, Queens county. Mr. F. was born in New York
city, February 27, 1849, of Irish parentage. He was
educated at Manhattan College, New York city,
graduating at the head of the class of 18fi9. He re-
ceived the degree of M. A. in 1872, and that of Ph.
D. in 1880, and is a Professor of Philosophy and
Classics. He was School Commissioner of the second
district of Queens county in 1832-'84, and re-elected
in 1884, but was debarred from serving owing to a
law passed in 1883 excluding Long Island City from
the district. He has always been a Democrat, and
was elected to the Senate by a plurality of *464, his
opponent being John Birdsall (Rep.) and G. W.
Hallock (Ind.) The Republican majority in 1883
was 1,235.

Second District.

(1st, 2d, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, lOth, 12th and 22d wards
of Brooklyn and towns of Flatbush, Gravesend
and New Utrecht, Kin.?s county. )

JAMES F. PIERCE (Dem.). of Brooklyn (7 Mon-
tague terrace). Mr. P. was born in Madrid, St.
Lawrence county, April 8, 1830. His parents were
natives of New England, his father being a physician
and graduate of Dartmouth College. He was edu-
cated by private tutors and at St. Lawrence Acad-
emy. He prepared to enter college but was prevented
by sickness. He studied law with .Judge Henry L.
Knowles. of Potsdam, and Job Pierson and Wra. A.
Beach, at Troy, and was admitted to the bar in 1851.
when only twenty-one years of age. After admission
he spent three years in Florida, and on his return lo-
cated at Canton, St. Lawrence county, where he
practiced law until he removed to New York; in 1865.
A year later he removed to Brooklyn, where he has
.-iiuce been engaged in the practice of his profession.
In 1862, though a Democrat, he was elected County
Clerk of St. Lawrence county, and for several years
he represented that county in Democratic State Con-
ventions. He was a member of the Senate, 1868-71,
'78. '79, serving as Chairman of the Committees on
Gouiraerce and Navigation and Retrenchment, and
member of Railroads, Insurance, Judiciary, Canals,
Engrossed Bills and Public Buildings. He was
elected to the present Senate without opposition.
The Democratic majority in 1883 was 8,458.

Third District.

(3d, 4th, 7th, 11th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 23d wards
of Brooklyn.

STEPHEN M. GRISWOLD (Kep. ), of Brooklj-u
(43 Fort Green place). Mr. G. was born at Windsor,
Connecticut, November 22, 1835. His ancestors came
to this country from England in 1630 and settled in
Connecticut. He was educated in the common
schools, was a farmer in his youth and is now a
jeweler. In 1867 he visited all the countries of
Europe, and traveled through Asia Minor, the Holv
Land and Egypt. His first vote was cast for the Re-



* The vote for Senators is given on page 94.



PITTS (Rep.), President.

JAMES C. MURRAY {RQV'),Seratant-at-Arms.

HARRIS A. CORELL (Rep. ),^'ienoi7rap;icr.

[ publican ticket in 1856, and he has ever since been
identified with that party. He was Alderman of
the eleventh ward of Brooklyn in 1876 and 1878. He
was elected to the Senate by a majority of 4,829 over
John L. Cameron (Dem.), running about 600 votes
ahead of the State ticket. The Republican majority
m 1883 was 2,227.

Fourth District.

(14th. 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 24th and 2.5th wards oi
Brooklyn, and towns of New Lots and Flatlands,
Kings county.)

JACOB WORTH (Rep.), of Brooklvn. Mr. W.
was born in New York city, of German parentage.
May 1, 1838. When he was five years old his father
died, leaving a widow and five children in straight-
ened circumstances. He received nothing but the
most rudimentary education in the common schools,
his entire attendance covering but a few months.
At the age of four years, his mother removed to Wil-
liamsburgh, N. T. At the age of eight, he went to
work in a rope-walk, where he continued until he
was fourteen, worked as a teamster the next j-ear on
the Erie canal, and spent some time as a boatm.an on
the North river. At the age of sixteen, he entered
the United States Navy as an apprentice, and as such
made a voyage around the world, occupying three
years. On his return he was employed as a rigger
until the breaking out of the Rebellion, when he en-
listed in the 139th Regiment, N. Y. Vols., in which
he was commissioned a Lieutenant. He participated
in the Peninsular campaign in 1862, was present in
all of the Seven Days' battles, and was specially
commended by his superior officers. Early in 1863,
he was commissioned as Captain in the 84th New
York, and served therein until the regiment was
mustered out at the close of its term of enlistment.
In the fall of 1863, Mr. W. was nominated bv the
Republicans for member of Assembly from the then
Seventh District of Kings county, and though the
district was decidedly Demooratic, he was elected bv
a good majority. He was re-elected in 1864 and "65,
but declined a renomination in 1866. In that year
he was nominatef^ for street commissioner, but "was
beaten. In 1867 he was again elected to the Assem-
bly from a new district. From 1868 to 1872 he de-
voted himself to private business. In the latter
year he was again elected to the Assembly, and was
re-elected in 1873, '74. '75 and '77, decUning the nom-
ination in 1876. During his nine years' membership
in the Assembly, he served five years on the Com-
mittee on Cities, three years on Railroads, and was
three years Chairman of Commerce and Navigation,
besides being a member of other important commit-
tees. As a legislator, he was very active, especially
concerning Brooklyn and Workingmen's interests".
In 1878 he was a candidate for Sheriff, and was un-
doubtedly elected, but owing to the loose election
laws, was counted out. In 1879 he was appointed
one of the Commissioners of City Works, in which
capacity he served until 1880, when the " single-head
departments " were inaugurated, and he was ap-
pointed Fire Commissioner, the first sole head the
department had then had. and served the full term.
In 1884, he was the unsuccessful Republican candi-
date for Congress in the Fourth District, though he



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was beaten by but S40 votes, while Cleveland re-
ceived 3,600 majority. For more than twenty years
he was a member of the Kings County Republican
General Committee, representing the ItUh ward. He
attended every State Convention as a delegate from
1864 to ISSO. He was a member of the State Com-
mittee three years, serving on the Executive Com-
mittee ; was a Presidential elector in 1868 and 1;76,
and a delegate to the Kepublican National Conven-
tions of 1876 and "80. He was chosen to the Senate
bv a pluralitv of 953. his opponents being Patrick H.
McCarren (Dem.), and Marcenas Willet (Pro.) This
district has been represented for the last twelve
vears bv Hon. John C. Jacobs (Dem. ), whose ma-
jority ill 1883 was 163. Mr. Worth is the only Repub-
lican ever elected in the district.

Fifth District.

(Richmond county, and 1st, 2d, 3d, 5th, 6th,8thLl4th
and part of the 4th and 9th wards of New York
city. )

MICHAEL C. MURPHY (County Democrat), of
New York city (441 Washington street). Mr. M.
was born in Killmallock, Limerick county, Ireland,
March 7, 1839: came to America at the age of nine;
was educated in the common schools ot New York
citv ; was formerlv a compositor ; was a member of
Assemblv, 1867-70. "81, "82, "a'^, serving in 1881 on
Committees on Charitable and Religious Societies,
and Joint-Librarv ; in 1882. as Chairman of Cities,
and member of Two-thirds and Three-fifths Bills
and Rules, and in 1883 as Chairman of Cities and
member of Militia, Two-thirds and Three-fiths Bills
and Rules. He was a member of the last Senate,
serving on the Committees on Finance, Insurance,
Taxation and Retrenchment, and Privileges and
Elections, and was re-elected by a plurality of 7,469,
his opponents being Michael Norton (Tammany and
Irving Hall Dem.) and Alfred T. Sorgenfrce (Ind. )
His majority in 1*S3 was 6, 193. Mr. M. was indorsed
by the Republicans in the fall of 18S5. His ma-

jority for the Assembly in 1882 was 2, 969, in 1881,
1,222, and in 1880, 869.

Sixth District.

(7th, 11th and 13th ward.a. and part of the 4th ward
of New York city. )

EDWARD F. REILLY(Tam. Dem.), of New York
city (25 Ridge street). Mr. R. was born in New
York city, March V, 1856, of Irish parents, who came
to this country when children; educated at the
Christian Brothers and public schools of the district,
worked at the trade of book-binding five years and
in a law office two years ; and has been clerk in the
office of the Sheriff of New York county fi-om 1877 to
Jan. 1, lass, and from adjournment of legislature
of 1885 to the present time. He has always been a
Tammany Democrat, and was an unsuccessful can-
didate for Assembly in 1882 and '83, being defeated by
pluralities of 719 and 262 respectively. He was a
member of Assembly in 1885. serving on the com-
mittee on Civil Divisions, and was elected to the Sen-
ate by a majority of l,5f)4 over Edward McCue
(County Dem. ) The Republicans made no nomina-
tion. Ills majority for the Assembly in 1884 was
1,822. In the Assembly Jof 1.S85. Mr. R. secured the
passage of the bill relieving engineers of New York
city from payment of tax for receiving certificate
of comnettncy. He was presented with a set of en-
grossed' resolutions by the engineers, testifying their
appreciation of his efforts in their behalf,

Serenth District.

(10th and 17th warrls and part of the 15th, 18th and
21st wards of New York city.

JAMES DALY (Dem.), of New York city (230
East Twelfth street). Mr. D. was born In Ireland,
Aug. 15th. 1844, and received his education in Queens
College, Gal way, being intended for holy orders. Since
the completion of his studles,however,he has been en-
gaged In mercantile pursuits, and is now a stock and
bond broker. He becanie connected with New York



politics in 1870, when he was identifleil with the
Reform movement in opposition to the Tammany
regime. He was a member of Assemblv in 1874. Ie75,
and 1878, serving as Chairman of the Committee on
Cities in 1875, and being identified with the Canal
Reform and Excise measures in 1878. He was a
member ot the Senate, 1882-'85. serving as Chairman
of Public Health and Grievances, and member of
Cities, Commerce and Navigation, Literature and
Claims, and was re-elected to the present Senate by
a majority of 2, 501 over Philip Wassung (Rep. ) His
majority in 1883 was 1,844 and in 1881, 2,356. In the
Senate of 1882-83 he advocated the Aqueduct and
Telegraph bills.

Eighth District.

(16th ward and parts of the 9th, 15th, 18th, 20th and
21st wards of New York city.)

THOMAS C. DUNHAM (Dem.), of New York
city (68 Murray street). Mr. D. was born at Perth
Amboy, New Jersey, November 16, 1845, and edu-
cated in the public schools. He was formerly a
printer and is now a merchant. He was elected to
the Senate by a plurality of 1,545, his opponents
being Frederick S. Gibbs (Rep.), who was elected to
the last Senate by a plurality of 7,359, and Stephen
Merritt (Citizens and Pro.)

Ninth District.

(Parts of the 18th, 19th and 21st wards of New York
city.)

JOHN J. CULLEN (Tam. and Irving Hall Dem.),
of New York city (219 East Thirt.v-ninth street). Mr.
C. was born in Ireland, Januars' 1, 1845, educated in
public schools in New York city, and is a dry goods
dealer. During the war of the rebellion he served
three years in the army of the Potomac, under Gen-
erals McClellan, Hooker and Burnside. He has
alwaj'S been a Democrat ; was a member of Assem-
bly in 1882, serving on the Committees on Internal
Affairs, Public Health and Grievances ; was a mem-
ber of the last Senate, serving on Cities, Villages,
Public Printing and Roads and Bridges ; and was re-
elected by a majority of 1,473 over John Hayes (Co.



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