James Guyon Edit Profile
James Guyon, Jr., was married three times: first to Ann Bedell. Second to Ann Perine. And third to Martha Seguine.
Guyon, Jr., was appointed captain of the Second Squadron, First Division of Cavalry, in 1807. He was member from Richmond County of the New York State Assembly in 1812-13 and 1814. He was promoted to the rank of major in 1814, and in 1819 colonel of the First Regiment of Horse Artillery.
In the United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 1818, Guyon, Jr. received a larger number of votes, but Ebenezer Sage was declared elected because part of the vote was returned for "James Guyon" (omitting "Jr"). Sage did not take or claim the seat, and Guyon, Jr., successfully contested the election, was seated on January 14, 1820, in the 16th United States Congress, and held office until March 3, 1821. Afterwards he engaged in farming.
He was interred in St. Andrew's Cemetery on Staten Island.
Member of New York State Assembly, 1812-1814. Member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from New York, 16th Congress, January 14, 1820-1821.