Nathaniel Jones Edit Profile
About 1807, he removed to Warwick, New York, and taught school there for several years. Among his pupils was William H. Seward. Afterwards he engaged in banking.
He was elected as a Democrat to the 25th and 26th United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841. He was New York State Surveyor General from February 1842 to February 1845, and a Canal Commissioner from February 1845 to November 1, 1847, when he resigned. He was Superintendent of Schools and Clerk of the Board of Education of Newburgh in 1851.
Member of New York Assembly, 1827-1828. Member United States Ho. Member of New York Senate, 1852-1853</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Newburgh, July 20, 1866.