Admitted to New York bar, 1847. Ccunty judge, surrogate Essex County (New York), 1856-1865. Counsel for Secretary of War Stanton in impeachment trial of President Johnson, 1868.
Member board regents U. State New York, 1859-1881. Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 39th, 43d congresses, December 3, 1866-1867, 73-75. Special counsel United States Treasury Department, 1868.
Agent, counsel for United States before American-British Mixed Claims Commission, 1871-1873. 1st president Elizabethtown (New York), 1875. Commissioner New York Topographical Survey, 1876.
Born September 24, 1822