McKISSOCK, Thomas, (1790 - 1866)


McKISSOCK, Thomas, a Representative from New York; born in Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y., April 17, 1790; studied medicine and law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Newburgh, N.Y.; appointed a puisne justice of the State supreme court in 1847; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress; died in St. Andrews, Orange County, N.Y., June 26, 1866; interment in Oldtown Cemetery, Newburgh, N.Y.