Valentine EFNER, Congress, NY (1776-1865)


EFNER, Valentine, a Representative from New York; born in Blenheim Hill, near Blenheim, Schoharie County, N.Y., May 5, 1776; completed preparatory studies; engaged in agricultural pursuits; commissioned as major in the War of 1812; member of the State assembly in 1829; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1837); resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Blenheim Hill, N.Y., November 20, 1865; interment in Blenheim Hill Cemetery.

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