Isaac B. Van Houten

Isaac B. Van Houten (June 4, 1776 – August 16, 1850) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Biography[edit]

Born in Clarkstown (now New City), Rockland County, New York, Van Houten attended the common schools. He engaged in milling and agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the State assembly 1833–1835.

Van Houten was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835). He resumed his former business pursuits. He died in Clarkstown (now New City), New York, August 16, 1850. He was interred in the family burying ground on his estate near Clarkstown.

References[edit]

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

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John T. Bergen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd congressional district

1833–1835
Succeeded by
Samuel Barton