Anson Brown

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Anson Brown
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1839 – June 14, 1840
Preceded byJohn I. De Graff
Succeeded byNicholas B. Doe
Personal details
Charlton, New York
DiedJune 14, 1840
Ballston Spa, New York
Political partyWhig

Anson Brown (1800 – June 14, 1840) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Charlton, New York, Brown attended the public schools, and graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1819. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Ballston Spa, New York. He was one of the first directors of the Ballston Spa State Bank (later the Ballston Spa National Bank), which was organized in 1830.

Brown was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1839, until his death in Ballston Spa, June 14, 1840. He was interred in the cemetery of the Ballston Spa Cemetery Association.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John I. De Graff
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th congressional district

1839 – 1840-06-14
Succeeded by
Nicholas B. Doe

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