Augustus P. Hascall

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Augustus Porter Hascall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 33rd district
In office
March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Preceded byHarvey Putnam
Succeeded byReuben E. Fenton
Personal details
Born(1800-06-24)June 24, 1800
Hinsdale, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJune 27, 1872(1872-06-27) (aged 72)
Le Roy, New York, U.S.
Resting placeMyrtle Street Cemetery
Le Roy, New York
CitizenshipUS
Political partyWhig
Spouse(s)Mary Elizabeth Hinsdale Hascall
Malvina H. Simons Hascall
ChildrenLucien A. Hascall
Hiram A Hascall
Porter Hascall
Herman Elizur Hascall
Col. Herbert Austin Hascall
Augustus Porter Hascall
Charles Morris Hascall
Francis Marion Hascall
Theodore Frelinghuysen Hascall
Melvin Conklin Hascall
ProfessionSurveyor
Lawyer
Judge
Politician

Augustus Porter Hascall (June 24, 1800 – June 27, 1872) was an American politician, surveyor, lawyer, judge, and a U.S. Representative from New York.

Early life[edit]

Born in Hinsdale, Massachusetts, Hascall moved to Le Roy, New York, in 1815 and attended public and private schools. He engaged in surveying and studied law. He was admitted to the bar on March 10, 1852, and commenced practice in Le Roy, New York.

Career[edit]

A Justice of the Peace and Town Supervisor, Hascall also served as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas and for more than thirty years was a member of the board of trustees of the Le Roy Female Seminary and Ingham University.

Elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress, Hascall served as United States Representative for the 33rd district of New York from March 4, 1851 to March 3, 1853.[1] After his term, he resumed the practice of law. He was trustee of the village of Le Roy in 1858.

Death[edit]

Hascall died in Le Roy, New York, on June 27, 1872 (age 72 years, 3 days). He is interred at Myrtle Street Cemetery, Le Roy, New York.

Family life[edit]

On June 25, 1827, Hascall married Mary Elizabeth Hinsdale who died on March 15, 1842, and they had three children. His second marriage was to Malvina H. Simmons on April 23, 1844. They had seven children.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Congressional Edition. United States Congress. p. 159.
  2. ^ "Augustus P. Hascall". 2013 Susan Clarke Hascall. Retrieved 19 May 2014.

External links[edit]


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harvey Putnam
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 33rd congressional district

1851–1853
Succeeded by
Reuben E. Fenton

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.