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Sutherland, J. (Josiah), 1804-1887

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Personal name headingSutherland, J. (Josiah), 1804-1887
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Variant(s)Sutherland, Josiah, 1804-1887
Birth date1804-06-12
Death date1887-05-25
Place of birthStanford (N.Y.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationUnion College
United States. Congress. House
Profession or occupationLegislator Judge Lawyer
Found inSpeech of Hon. J. Sutherland, of New York, against the Homestead bill, 1852
OCLC, Oct. 25, 2001 (hdg.: Sutherland, Josiah, 1804-1867; usage: J. Sutherland)
Biog. dict. of the Am. Cong., 1997: (Josiah Sutherland, Rep. from N.Y., 1851-1853; b. June 12, 1804; d. May 25, 1887)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, viewed online July 11, 2017 (SUTHERLAND, Josiah, a Representative from New York; born in the township of Stanford, near the village of Stissing, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 12, 1804; attended the district school, and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1824; studied law in Waterford and Hudson; was admitted to the bar in 1828 and commenced practice in the village of Johnstown, Livingston Township, N.Y.; district attorney for Columbia County 1832-1843; moved to Hudson, N.Y., in 1838 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); was not a candidate for renomination; moved to New York City in 1857 and continued the practice of law; associate justice of the supreme court of New York 1857-1871; member and presiding judge of the court of general sessions 1872-1878; resumed the practice of law in New York City and died there May 25, 1887; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery)