RUSSELL, Joseph, (1800 - 1875)


RUSSELL, Joseph, a Representative from New York; born in New York and resided in Warrensburg, N.Y., 1800; received a limited schooling; Warrensburg town supervisor, 1829-1830, 1831-1834, 1839-1840; sheriff of Warren County, November 1834-November 1837; member of the New York state assembly, 1840; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); again elected to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); died in 1875; interment in Glen Falls Cemetery.