William MASON, Congress, NY (1786-1860)


MASON, William, a Representative from New York; born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., September 10, 1786; studied medicine in Vermont and practiced in Preston, N.Y.; surgeon of the Chenango County Company, New York Volunteers, in 1812; clerk of Chenango County in 1820-1821; member of the State assembly in 1821 and 1822; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1837); died in Norwich, N.Y., January 13, 1860; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.

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