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John T. Andrews

 

John T. Andrews

John Tuttle Andrews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 27th district
In office
March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839
Preceded by Joshua Lee
Succeeded by Meredith Mallory
Personal details
Born May 29, 1803 (1803-05-29)
Schoharie Creek, New York
Died June 11, 1894 (1894-06-12) (aged 91)
Dundee, New York
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Ann Eliza Andrews
Profession teacher

businessman

sheriff

politician

John Tuttle Andrews (May 29, 1803 – June 11, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Biography

Born near Schoharie Creek, New York, Andrews was the son of Ichabod and Lola Tuttle Andrews. He moved with his parents in 1813 to Reading, near Dundee, Yates County, New York. He attended the district school and also was privately tutored. He married his cousin Ann Eliza Andrews in 1832, and the couple had one child, a son who died in infancy.[1]

Career

Andrews taught school for several years, and engaged in mercantile pursuits in Irelandville and Watkins. He was Justice of the Peace and sheriff of Steuben County in 1836 and 1837.[2]

Elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, Andrews served from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1839.[3] Not a candidate for renomination in 1838, he purchased an estate in Dundee, New York, and again engaged in mercantile pursuits, from 1866 until 1877. Then he again retired from business pursuits to care for his personal estate.

Death

Andrews died in Dundee, New York, on June 11, 1894 (age 91 years, 13 days). He is interred at Hillside Cemetery, Dundee, New York.[4]

References

External links

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  • John T. Andrews at Find-A-Grave


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Preceded by
Joshua Lee
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 27th congressional district

March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1839
Succeeded by
Meredith Mallory


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