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Mathews, Vincent, 1766-1846

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Personal name headingMathews, Vincent, 1766-1846
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Found inCruger, D. To the people. "Drowning pups catch at straws", 1819: t.p. (Vincent Mathews)
PoliticalGraveyard, June 3, 2004 (Mathews, Vincent; studied law in N.Y.C.; admitted to the bar, 1790; lawyer at Elmira, N.Y.; member of state assembly, 1794; Senate, 1796, 1797, and 1809; bounty land claims commissioner, 1798; cavalry commander and brig. general state militia; member of Eleventh Congress (Mar. 4, 1809-Mar. 3, 1811); district attorney of 7th district of N.Y. 1813-15; moved to Bath, N.Y. then to Rochester in 1821; again member of state assembly, 1826; district attorney of Monroe Co., 1831; resumed law practice in Rochester, N.Y.; b. Newburgh, N.Y. June 29, 1766; d. Rochester, N.Y. Aug. 23, 1846)