James Lawrence HOGEBOOM, Congress, NY (1766-1839)


HOGEBOOM, James Lawrence, a Representative from New York; born in Ghent, Columbia County, N.Y., August 25, 1766; moved to Pittstown, Rensselaer County, N.Y., in 1794; moved to Castleton, N.Y., in April 1802; merchant; member of the State assembly in 1804, 1805, and 1808; judge of Rensselaer County 1805-1808; member of the State constitutional convention in 1821; elected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); engaged in the mercantile business; died in Castleton, N.Y., December 23, 1839; interment in Castleton Cemetery.

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