Edward Whitford GREENMAN, Congress, NY (1840-1908)


GREENMAN, Edward Whitford, a Representative from New York; born in Berlin, Rensselaer County, N.Y., January 26, 1840; attended the common schools and De Ruyter Academy, Alfred, N.Y.; engaged in mercantile and manufacturing pursuits in Berlin, N.Y.; supervisor of Berlin 1866-1868; clerk of Rensselaer County 1868-1871; deputy county clerk for ten years; moved to Troy, N.Y., in 1874; elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth Congress (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1889); was not a candidate for renomination in 1888; cashier of the Central National Bank of Troy, N.Y., 1888-1905; cashier of the National City Bank of Troy 1906-1908; died in Troy, N.Y., on August 3, 1908; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present