Joseph EGBERT, Congress, NY (1807-1888)


EGBERT, Joseph, a Representative from New York; born near Bull Head, Staten Island, N.Y., April 10, 1807; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); was not a candidate for renomination in 1842; resumed agricultural pursuits; supervisor of Southfield, Richmond County, in 1855 and 1856; county clerk of Richmond County in 1869; died at his home near New Dorp, N.Y., July 7, 1888; interment in the Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Staten Island, N.Y.

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