Orlando Kellogg U.S. Congressperson

Orlando Kellogg (June 18, 1809 – August 24, 1865) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War and the early days of Reconstruction. Born in Elizabethtown, New York, Kellogg pursued an academic course. He engaged in the carpenter's trade in early youth. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1838 and commenced practice in Elizabethtown. Surrogate of Essex County 1840-1844. Kellogg was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1848. He resumed the practice of his profession in Elizabethtown, New York. He served as delegate to the 1860 Republican National Convention. Kellogg was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1863, until his death in Elizabethtown, New York, August 24, 1865. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery.  This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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Date of birth
June 18th, 1809
Date of death
August 24th, 1865 at age of 56


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