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.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
- United States Congress. "Isaac B. Van Houten (id: V000046)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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