LEWIS, Abner, (1801 - 1879)


LEWIS, Abner, a Representative from New York; born in Rutland County, Vt., August 17, 1801; attended the public schools; member of the State assembly in 1838 and 1839; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); Chautauqua county judge 1847-1852; practiced law in Winona, Minn., where he died on October 11, 1879; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.