John Cramer Edit Profile
He attended the rural schools and was graduated from Union College in 1801. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Waterford.
He was a presidential elector on the ticket of Thomas Jefferson and George Clinton in 1804. He served in the New York State Senate, and was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1821. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837).
Cramer died in Waterford on June 1, 1870. His interment was in Waterford Rural Cemetery.
Cramer was appointed a master in chancery in 1805, and served as a member of the New York State Assembly in 1806 and 1811. He served again as a member of the State assembly in 1842.