Nicholas SICKLES, Congress, NY (1801-1845)


SICKLES, Nicholas, a Representative from New York; born in Kinderhook, Ulster County, N.Y., September 11, 1801; attended private schools and Kinderhook Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Kingston, N.Y.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (December 7, 1835-March 3, 1837); prosecuting attorney of Ulster County, N.Y., in 1836 and 1837; served as surrogate of Ulster County from January 1, 1844, until his death in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., May 13, 1845; interment in Houghtaling Burying Ground.

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