Abraham P. Stephens Edit Profile
Born near New City, New York, Stephens was educated locally, owned a store near Rockland Lake and served as Postmaster.
Stephens was active in other businesses, including the Sing Sing and Rockland Lake Ferry Company. From 1825 to 1828 he was Sheriff of Rockland County. He was a Justice of the Peace and Chairman of the Rockland County Democratic Party.
Stephens was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853). He died in Nyack, New York, November 25, 1859. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.
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