HAWS, John Henry Hobart, (1809 - 1858)


HAWS, John Henry Hobart, a Representative from New York; born in New York City in 1809; was graduated from Columbia College, New York City, in 1827; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful for reelection in 1852; died in New York City January 27, 1858; interment in St. Stephen’s Cemetery; reinterment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1866.