Jacob Tyson

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Jacob Tyson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Preceded byChurchill C. Cambreleng
John J. Morgan
Succeeded byJoshua Sands
Member of the New York State Senate
from the 1st district
In office
January 1, 1828 – December 31, 1828
Preceded byCadwallader D. Colden
Succeeded byStephen Allen
Personal details
BornOctober 8, 1773
Staten Island, New York
DiedJuly 16, 1848 (aged 74)
Staten Island, New York
Political partyCrawford

Jacob Tyson (October 8, 1773 – July 16, 1848) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

Tyson attended public school in his youth. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced law. He was Supervisor of the Town of Castleton, Staten Island from 1811 to 1821. He was First Judge of the Richmond County Court from 1822 to 1840.

Tyson was elected as a Crawford Democratic-Republican to the 18th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1823, to March 3, 1825. He was a member of the New York State Senate in 1828.

He was buried at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church Cemetery in Port Richmond, Staten Island.

Sources[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Churchill C. Cambreleng
John J. Morgan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd congressional district

1823–1825
Succeeded by
Joshua Sands
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Cadwallader D. Colden
New York State Senate
First District (Class 2)

1828
Succeeded by
Stephen Allen