HOWE, Thomas Y., Jr., (1801 - 1860)

HOWE, Thomas Y., Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Auburn, N.Y., in 1801; completed preparatory studies; lawyer, private practice; newspaper editor; engaged in the railroad industry; inspector of Auburn Prison 1834-1838; elected surrogate of Cayuga County and served from March 18, 1836, to April 14, 1840; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); mayor of Auburn, N.Y., from March 1853 to March 1854; died in Auburn, N.Y., July 15, 1860; interment in Fort Hill Cemetery.