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Anson George Mccook, American soldier. member 45th to 47th Congresses (1877-1883), 8th New York District.

Background

Mccook, Anson George was born on October 10, 1835 in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. Son of Doctor John and Catharine Julia (Sheldon) M.

Education

Brother of Edward Moody, Henry Christopher and John James M. Public school education. Crossed plains to California, 1854, returning, 1860.

Admitted to bar, 1861. Captain 2d Ohio Infantry, Apr 17, 1861. Major, August 6, 1861.

Lieutenant colonel, January 1, 1863. Colonel, January 20, 1863. Bvtd. brigadier general vols., March 13, 1865, “for meritorious services”.

Honorary discharged, October 21, 1865. Served in Army of the Cumberland and with Sherman in Atlanta campaign.

Career

United States assessor internal revenue, Steubenville, O., 1866-1872. Removed to New York, 1873. Member 45th to 47th Congresses (1877-1883), 8th New York District.

Secretary United States Senate, 1884-1893. City chamberlain, New York, 1895-1897.

Membership

Member 45th to 47th Congresses (1877-1883), 8th New York District.

Connections

Married Hettie B. McCook, June, 1886.

father:
Doctor John M.

mother:
Catharine Julia (Sheldon) M.

spouse:
Hettie B. McCook