CARY, Jeremiah Eaton, (1803 - 1888)

CARY, Jeremiah Eaton, a Representative from New York; born in Coventry, R.I., April 30, 1803; attended the public schools; moved to Cherry Valley, N.Y., in 1820; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in New York City; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); resumed the practice of law in New York City; moved to Plainfield, N.J., in 1860, where he continued the practice of law; died in June 1888 while on a visit at Rockville Center, Long Island, N.Y.; interment in Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery, Plainfield, N.J.