Cornelius Amory Pugsley Edit Profile
Pugsley attended public schools and was instructed in higher education by a private tutor.
He was also the President New York State Bankers Association in 1913. His first job was as a clerk at the Peekskill, New York post office, he later served as the assistant postmaster from 1867 to 1870. He engaged in the banking business in 1870.
He served as president of the board of trustees of the Peekskill Military Academy. Pugsley was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1902 to the Fifty-eighth Congress.
He resumed banking in Peekskill. He served as president general of the Sons of the American Revolution in 1906 and 1907. He served as delegate to the 1908 Democratic National Convention.
He served as president of the New York State Bankers' Association in 1913. He served as president of the Westchester County National Bank, Peekskill, New York. Mr. Pugsley was President of The Field Library Board of Trustees from the date of its incorporation, April 7, 1887, until his demise September 10, 1936.
Emma was the daughter of John H. Gregory. He died in Peekskill, New York, on September 10, 1936, and was interred in Raymond Hill Cemetery, Carmel, New York.
He served as member of the Westchester County Park Commission.
Married Emma C. Gregory, April.