LAWYER, Thomas, (1785 - 1868)


LAWYER, Thomas, a Representative from New York; born in Schoharie, N.Y., October 14, 1785; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Schoharie County; member of the State house of representatives in 1816; brigadier general of State militia; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); district attorney of Schoharie County 1822-1831; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1846; died in Lawyersville, Schoharie County, N.Y., May 21, 1868.