Esbon BLACKMAR, Congress, NY (1805-1857)


BLACKMAR, Esbon, a Representative from New York; born in Freehold, Greene County, N.Y., June 19, 1805; attended the district schools and was graduated from the high school; engaged in the general merchandise business; member of the State senate in 1838 and 1841; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John M. Holley and served from December 4, 1848, to March 3, 1849; resumed his former business activities; died in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., on November 19, 1857; interment in Willow Avenue Cemetery.

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