Newton Wright NUTTING, Congress, NY (1840-1889)


NUTTING, Newton Wright, a Representative from New York; born in West Monroe, Oswego County, N.Y., October 22, 1840; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Oswego, N.Y.; member of the school committee of Oswego County from January 1, 1864, to January 1, 1867; district attorney of Oswego County from January 1, 1869, to January 1, 1872; county judge of Oswego County from January 1, 1878, until March 4, 1883, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1885); resumed the practice of law in Oswego; elected to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1887, until his death in Oswego, N.Y., October 15, 1889; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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