BROWN, Anson, (1800 - 1840)


BROWN, Anson, a Representative from New York; born in Charlton, Saratoga County, N.Y., in 1800; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1819; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Ballston Spa; one of the first directors of the Ballston Spa State Bank (later the Ballston Spa National Bank), which was organized in 1830; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1839, until his death in Ballston Spa, N.Y., June 14, 1840; interment in the cemetery of the Ballston Spa Cemetery Association.