LANSING, Frederick, (1838 - 1894)

LANSING, Frederick, a Representative from New York; born in Manheim, Herkimer County, N.Y., February 16, 1838; attended the Little Falls Academy, New York; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and practiced in Watertown, N.Y.; served during the Civil War in the Eighth New York Cavalry; acting adjutant of that regiment from June 23 to October 11, 1863; member of the State senate 1881-1885; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); died in Watertown, N.Y., January 31, 1894; interment in Brookside Cemetery.