Joseph HAWKINS, Congress, NY (1781-1832)


HAWKINS, Joseph, a Representative from New York; born in that State on November 14, 1781; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Henderson, N.Y., and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); died in Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y., April 20, 1832; interment in Clark Cemetery.

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


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