McCLELLAN, Robert, (1806 - 1860)


McCLELLAN, Robert, a Representative from New York; born in Livingston, N.Y., October 2, 1806; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1825; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced his profession in Middleburg, N.Y., 1828-1843; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); elected to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); chairman, Committee on Patents (Twenty-seventh Congress); died in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, N.Y., June 28, 1860; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.