GREEN, Byram, (1786 - 1865)


GREEN, Byram, a Representative from New York; born in East Windsor, Berkshire County, Mass., April 15, 1786; attended the public schools and was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1808; professor in a college at Beaufort, S.C., in 1810; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; judge of the circuit court of Wayne County in 1814; fought in the Battle of Sodus Point during the War of 1812; member of the State assembly 1816-1822; served in the State senate in 1823 and 1824; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); died in Sodus, N.Y., October 18, 1865; interment in the Rural Cemetery.