Joseph Hasbrouck TUTHILL, Congress, NY (1811-1877)


TUTHILL, Joseph Hasbrouck, (nephew of Selah Tuthill), a Representative from New York; born in Blooming Grove, Orange County, N.Y., February 25, 1811; attended common and private schools; moved with his parents to Shawangunk, Ulster County, N.Y., in 1824; engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; moved to New York City in 1828, and continued his mercantile pursuits; moved to Ulsterville, N.Y., in 1832, where he engaged in business; moved to Ellenville, N.Y., in 1834; member of the Ulster County Board of Supervisors in 1842, 1843, 1861, 1862, 1865-1870; clerk of Ulster County 1843-1847; served as president of the Ellenville Glass Works; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1866 to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); died in Ellenville, N.Y., July 27, 1877; interment in Fantinekill Cemetery, near Ellenville, N.Y.

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