A. Lawrence FOSTER, Congress, NY

FOSTER, A. Lawrence, a Representative from New York; birth date unknown; attended the public schools; studied law in Vernon; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Morrisville about 1827; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (Twenty-seventh Congress); settled permanently in Virginia; death date unknown.

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