MARTINDALE, Henry Clinton, (1780 - 1860)


MARTINDALE, Henry Clinton, a Representative from New York; born in Berkshire County, Mass., on May 6, 1780; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1800; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced at Sandy Hill, Washington County, N.Y., 1801-1860; surrogate of Washington County 1816-1819; district attorney 1821-1828; elected as an Adams-Clay Federalist to the Eighteenth Congress, reelected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1831); elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); appointed by Governor Seward as canal appraiser 1840-1843; died at Sandy Hill, N.Y., April 22, 1860; interment in Kingsbury Cemetery, Kingsbury, N.Y.