John A. Searing

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John A. Searing
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Preceded byWilliam Valk
Succeeded byLuther C. Carter
Personal details
Born(1805-05-14)May 14, 1805
North Hempstead, New York
DiedMay 6, 1876(1876-05-06) (aged 70)
Mineola, New York
Political partyDemocratic

John Alexander Searing (May 14, 1805 – May 6, 1876) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in North Hempstead, New York, Searing completed preparatory studies. He was the sheriff of Queens County, New York from 1843 to 1846. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Queens Co.) in 1854.

Searing was elected as a Democrat to the 35th United States Congress (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859). He served as chairman of the Committee on Accounts (Thirty-fifth Congress). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1858. He died in Mineola, New York on May 6, 1876. He was interred in Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale, New York.


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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Sylvanus S. Smith
New York State Assembly
Queens County

Succeeded by
James Rider
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Valk
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Luther C. Carter