STEBBINS, Henry George, (1811 - 1881)


STEBBINS, Henry George, a Representative from New York; born in Ridgefield, Conn., September 15, 1811; attended private schools; moved to New York; engaged in banking; colonel of the Twelfth Regiment; president of the Dramatic Fund Association; president of the Academy of Music; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1863, until his resignation on October 24, 1864; engaged as a stock broker; president of the New York Stock Exchange; appointed president of the Central Park Commission; died in New York City December 9, 1881; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.