Enos T. Throop

Enos T. Throop

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Enos Thompson Throop was an American lawyer, politician and diplomat who was the tenth Governor of New York from 1829 to 1832.He studied law at Albany where he became friendly with his fellow student Martin Van Buren. He was admitted to the bar in 1806, and began to practice law at Auburn. He joined the Democratic-Republican Party, and was appointed postmaster of the village, and in 1811 county clerk of Cayuga County. In 1814, he married Evelina Vredenburgh, who died in 1834. None of their children survived infancy. The same year he was elected to the 14th United States Congress as a supporter of the war measures of the administration. He took part in the debates upon the measures to which the close of the war and the prostration of public and private credit gave rise. He also supported and voted for the act changing the compensation of congressmen from six dollars a day to $1,800 per annum, a course which temporarily clouded his political fortunesshow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613670689X
  • 9786136706894