Mark Hopkins SIBLEY, Congress, NY (1796-1852)


SIBLEY, Mark Hopkins, a Representative from New York; born in Great Barrington, Mass., in 1796; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Canandaigua, N.Y., in 1814; member of the State assembly in 1834 and 1835; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); member of the State senate in 1841; judge of Ontario County 1847-1851; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., September 8, 1852; interment in West Avenue Cemetery.

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