NIVEN, Archibald Campbell, (1803 - 1882)


NIVEN, Archibald Campbell, a Representative from New York; born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., December 8, 1803; completed preparatory studies; surrogate of Sullivan County 1828-1840; adjutant general of New York in 1844; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); district attorney of Sullivan County 1847-1850; member of the State senate in 1864 and 1865; died in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., February 21, 1882; interment in Rock Ridge Cemetery.