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army officer , railroad promoter

Alexander Samuel Diven, American army officer, railroad promoter. member United States House of Representatives from New York, 37th Congress, 1861-1863.

Background

Diven, Alexander Samuel was born on February 10, 1809 in Tioga County, New York, United States. Son of John and Eleanor (Means) Diven.

Education

8 children.

Career

Director New York & Erie R.R., 1844.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 37th Congress, 1861-1863.

Connections

Married Amanda Beers, 1835. Married second, Maria Joy, 1876.

father:
John Diven

mother:
Eleanor (Means) Diven

spouses:
Amanda Beers

Maria Joy