Joseph Bouck

Joseph Bouck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833
Preceded byPeter I. Borst
Succeeded byHenry C. Martindale
Personal details
BornJuly 22, 1788 (1788-07-22)
Bouck's Island, near Fultonham, New York
DiedMarch 30, 1858 (1858-03-31) (aged 69)
Middleburgh, New York
CitizenshipUnited States
Political partyJacksonian


Road Inspector

Joseph Bouck (July 22, 1788 – March 30, 1858) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York serving from 1831 to 1833.[1]


Born on Bouck's Island, near Fultonham, New York, Bouck attended the rural schools of his native county. He was brother of William C. Bouck, and uncle of Gabriel Bouck.


Bouck engaged in agricultural pursuits for many years in Schoharie County until his change of residence to Middleburgh. He served as inspector of turnpike roads in Schoharie County in 1828.

Elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress Bouck served as United States Representative for the twelfth district of New York from March 4, 1831, to March 3, 1833. He returned to his private life in Middleburgh, New York.


Bouck died on March 30, 1858 (age 69 years, 251 days). He is interred at Middleburgh Cemetery, Middleburgh, New York. Resided in Middleburgh, New York, until his death on March 30, 1858.


  1. ^ Joseph Bouck. Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century. 1901. Retrieved 12 September 2013.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter I. Borst
Representative of the 12th Congressional District of New York
March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1833
Succeeded by
Henry C. Martindale

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website