Hezekiah Lord HOSMER, Congress, NY (1765-1814)


HOSMER, Hezekiah Lord, a Representative from New York; born June 7, 1765; studied law; was admitted to practice in the mayorâs court of Hudson, N.Y., in 1785; recorder of Hudson in 1793 and 1794; elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress (March 4, 1797-March 3, 1799); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1798 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against William Blount, a Senator from Tennessee; again served as recorder of Hudson in 1810, 1811, 1813, and 1814; died in Hudson, N.Y., June 9, 1814.

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