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Representative from New York; born in Shekomeko, Dutchess County, NY, February 3, 1784; attended the public schools, and graduated Union College 1803; studied law in Poughkeepsie, was admitted to the bar in 1806, and practiced in Poughkeepsie until 1815, when he returned to Shekomeko; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of state assembly in 1820; elected as a Jackson Democrat to the Twenty-first congress; died on June 1, 1865.

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Bockbee, Abraham



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