CADY, John Watts, (1790 - 1854)


CADY, John Watts, (nephew of Daniel Cady), a Representative from New York; born in Florida, Montgomery County, N.Y., June 28, 1790; attended school at the Old Stone Manse at Fort Hunter, and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1808; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Johnstown (then in Montgomery County), N.Y.; town clerk of Johnstown 1814, 1816, and 1817; county supervisor 1818-1822 and 1826-1829; member of the State assembly in 1822; elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); was not a candidate for renomination in 1824; resumed the practice of law at Johnstown, N.Y.; district attorney of Fulton County 1840-1846; justice of the peace of Johnstown in 1853; died in Johnstown, N.Y., January 5, 1854; interment in Johnstown Cemetery.